Hazardous waste day

lambtonCounty_logoThe popular Household Hazardous Waste Days, co-sponsored by the County of Lambton Public Works Department and Clean Harbors Canada Inc., will be changing locations in August and will offer Lambton County residents an opportunity to dispose household hazardous waste at no cost.

The one-day only Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday,August 29, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the County Public Works Depot located at 6958 Townsend Line, Lambton Shores.

“Corrosive, toxic, reactive and flammable materials will be collected at the mobile depot,” said Public Works Manager Jason Cole. “These items should never be placed in a regular landfill because they have the potential to injure sanitation workers and the potential to damage our environment.”
Examples of these types of materials include:

Corrosive

  • Batteries
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Oven Cleaners

Toxic

  • Pesticides
  • Rat Poison
  • Cleaning Fluids
  • Pharmaceuticals

Reactive

  • Pool Chemicals
  • Ammonia
  • Bleach
  • Aerosols

Flammable

  • Gasoline
  • Paints
  • BBQ Starter

Oils

  • Solvents
  • Propane Cylinders

Items NOT accepted include: PCBs, commercial, industrial, radioactive wastes,
electronics and explosives (flares and ammunition).

For more information visit the County of Lambton’s website at www.lambtononline.ca or
call 519-845-0801.

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