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Household Hazardous Waste One Day Events

Peterborough County has advised that the Household Hazardous Waste depot at the Buckhorn Waste Transfer Station will not be open in 2020.

They are holding 2 Household Hazardous One Day Events to help residents safely dispose of hazardous materials.
The following events are scheduled for Trent Lakes:

Galway Community Centre – 388 Galway Road, Kinmount
• July 4, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cavendish Community Centre – 18 Community Complex Dr, County Road 507, Trent Lakes
• July 25, 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

Please store all materials in their original container and store in a cool dry place until you can bring them to the event. They can only accept household material in containers up to 20L/5gal.

Pido Road Household Hazardous Waste Depot is Open

The Peterborough Household Hazardous Depot at Pido Road Depot, 400 Pido Road, Peterborough is open. The current hours during Covid-19 Pandemic are:
• Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 11am – 4pm
•  Saturday: 10am – 4pm

Household Hazardous Waste includes:
• Aerosols
• Antifreeze
• Automotive fluids
• Batteries (all kinds)
• Cleaners (all kinds)
• Cosmetics/make-up
• Fertilizers
• Fluorescent light bulbs/tubes
• Gasoline
• Glues
• Herbicides
• Ink cartridges
• Mercury containing devices
• Motor oil
• Paint
• Pesticides
• Pet care products
• Pool chemical
• Propane cylinders (100lb/50kg max)
• Sealants and stains

Unaccepted items include:
• Explosive (including firecrackers and ammunition)
• Bio-medical waste
• Commercial hazardous waste (e.g. mechanics)
• Pharmaceuticals (Please bring all these items to a pharmacy for free safe disposal.)
• Needles (Please bring all these items to a pharmacy for