La collecte annuelle des déchets ménagers dangereux aura lieu le 2 octobre à Hawkesbury.
La collecte annuelle des déchets ménagers dangereux aura lieu le 2 octobre à Hawkesbury.

Household hazardous waste collection in Hawkesbury

Christopher Smith
Christopher Smith
EAP
The annual household hazardous waste collection takes place Saturday, October 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Residents of Hawkesbury, East Hawkesbury, and Champlain Township are invited to bring items to the collection point at the Hawkesbury Sewage Treatment Plant, located at 815 Main Street East in Hawkesbury.  

Proof of residence will be required, and all public health regulations must be followed. Everyone must wear a mask and follow social distancing rules, and waste items are to be placed in the trunk or truck bed for easier offloading. 

Accepted products include pesticides and garden products, air fresheners, dry cell batteries, disposable butane lighters and cylinders, gas cylinders, fluorescent light tubes, energy-efficient light bulbs, photographic chemicals, lighter fluids, propane canisters, swimming pool chemicals, pharmaceutical products, and personal care products such as nail polish remover. Automotive and garage products, paints, solvents and glue products and household cleaning products, including ammonia-based products, chlorine bleach, disinfectants and drain decloggers are also accepted. 

They will not be accepting PCBS, commercial, industrial, radioactive, explosive or medical waste, unknown waste, or tires of any kind. 

For more information, call the municipal office.