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Accepted Products

Accepted Products


You can drop off leftover pesticides and flammable liquids, including gasoline, for free at recycling locations across British Columbia. They will be safely disposed of or used in new ways, such as for energy recovery.

There is no limit to how many products you can drop off at once.

For safety reasons, all products must be in the original container and have their original label intact to be accepted by the program. Products may not be leaking or improperly sealed.

Pesticides

We accept liquid, solid and aerosol pesticides.

The maximum container size is 10 litres. The maximum aerosol container size is 680g / 24oz.

To be accepted, pesticides must have:

  • the poison symbol (skull and crossbones)
  • the Pest Control Product (PCP) number

and

  • the word ‘domestic’ on the label

Flammable liquids (including gasoline)

We accept liquid and aerosol flammables. They must display the flammable symbol, or a phrase similar to “keep away from open spark or flame”.

Gasoline will be accepted only in an ULC-approved gas can or jerry can. For safety reasons, the gasoline container cannot be returned to you at drop off.

Examples:

  • Gasoline, including stale or old gasoline contaminated with oil or water
  • Acetone
  • BBQ lighter fluid
  • Non-canister/non-cylinder camping fuel
  • Fondue fuel
  • Furniture stripper
  • Kerosene
  • Flammable degreasers
  • Flammable lubricants
  • Flammable liquid adhesives
  • Methanol
  • Methyl hydrate
  • Mineral spirits
  • Paint stripper
  • Paint thinners
  • Paint and varnish remover
  • Turpentine
  • Varsol
  • Other flammable solvents

The maximum container size is 10 litres. The maximum aerosol container size is 680g / 24oz.

The maximum container size for gasoline is 25 litres.

  • Unidentifiable, unknown or unlabelled products
  • Leaking or improperly sealed products
  • Commercial, industrial or agricultural products
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Oil/antifreeze
  • Mercury switches
  • Fertilizer
  • Wine and distilled spirits
  • Propane and butane fuels
  • Ammunition
  • Drugs and medicines
  • Caulking compound
  • Diesel
  • Medical sharps
  • Insect repellents, disinfectants and pet products
  • Cosmetics
  • Powder forms (solid) of masonry products, cement, grout, mortar, plaster of Paris