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Municipal Household or Special Waste Event (MHSW)

This years MHSW Event will take place on Saturday August 19, 2017 from 9:00am to 1:00pm.  Location:  West Elgin Public Works Garage, 22413 Hoskins Line, Rodney, Ontairo.

ACCEPTABLE  ITEMS

  • Paint/pigments/coating residues: including stain, marine coatings, automotive paint, driveway sealer, urethane, epoxy paint, pruning paint, roof coating
  • Aerosols: including spray paint,cleaners, polishes, Raid, 1 lb propane cylinders (camping)
  • Miscellaneous waste inorganic chemicals: pool chemicals, bleach, TSP, photochemicals
  • Miscellaneous waste organic chemicals:  including transmission fluid, car wax, car polishes, windshield antifreeze, kerosene, glues, varsol, mineral spirits, thinners, drywall compound, caulking, degreaser, wood preservative, resins, epoxies
  • Pesticides & herbicides:   including round up, black-leaf 40, 2-40
  • Waste oils & lubricants
  • Fluorescent tubes/bulbs Batteries
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Used tires (on or off rims)
  • Electronics

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:

Commercial waste; farm chemicals, large containers

  • Large containers will not be accepted.  Containers must be able to be able to be placed inside a 45 gallon drum.
  • Used oil containers must be sealed, and must be able to be handled by one person.

Please have your driver's license available for proof of residency in West Elgin or Dutton Dunwich.

TYPICAL HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTES

Kitchen and Bathroom Items

  • Oven cleaner
  • Drain cleaners
  • Pharmaceuticals/medications
  • Mercury thermometer
  • Window cleaner
  • Bleach
  • Tub and tile cleaner
  • Carpet cleaner
  • Ammonia
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Nail polish/remover
  • Floor polish/wax

Garage

  • Motor oil
  • Swimming pool chemicals
  • Transmission fluid
  • Brake fluid
  • Car wax and polishes
  • Kerosene
  • Oil filters
  • Propane  tanks/cylinders
  • Body repair products
  • Fluorescent tubes/bulbs
  • Antifreeze
  • Driveway sealer
  • Acid batteries
  • Gasoline/diesel
     

Workshop

  • Paints and stains
  • Varsol,turpentine, thinners
  • Rust remover
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Glues, adhesives
  • Caulking
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Varnish, urethanes, shellacs, etc
  • Photographic  chemicals
  • Primer, wood preservatives
  • Rechargeable batteries

Garden

  • Fertilizer
  • Insecticides
  • Rat poison
  • Herbicides
  • Weed Killer
  • Moth balls
  • Fungicid

Non Hazardous Waste

  • Aerosol cans
  • Empty paint cans
  • Oil containers

UNACCEPTABLE WASTES

  • Ammunition, flairs - call local police
  • Industrial/commercial/institutional  {ICI} - call hazardous waste company
  • Biological wastes - call biological waste company or MOE
  • Non-propane gas cylinders - return to distributor
  • Sharps (needles, syringes} - return to pharmacy
  • Smoke detectors
     

 

  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday,
  • 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • (except statutory holidays)