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Accepted Products

Accepted Products


You can drop off leftover pesticides, toxics, corrosives, flammable liquids and physically hazardous products for free at recycling locations across Manitoba where they will be safely managed.

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

For safety reasons, all products must be in their original container with original label(s) intact to be accepted by the program. We can’t accept containers that have no label, are leaking or are 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, the product label must have:

  • The poison symbol (skull and crossbones)
  • The Pest Control Product (PCP) number
  • The word ‘domestic’

Toxics

We accept liquid and aerosol products.

The product label must show the poison symbol (skull and crossbones) and the word ‘danger’.

Examples:

  • Automotive additives
  • Furniture stripper
  • Lubricants
  • Tar and bug remover

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

Corrosives

We accept liquid, solid and aerosol corrosives. The container label must display the corrosive symbol.

Examples:

  • Grout cleaner
  • Masonry cleaner
  • Pool and hot tub cleaners
  • Rust remover

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

Flammable liquids (including gasoline)

We accept liquid and aerosol flammables. The container label must display the flammable symbol.

Gasoline will be accepted only in a 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
  • Camping fuel
  • Fondue fuel
  • Flammable degreasers
  • Flammable fuel treatment and additives
  • Flammable liquid adhesives
  • Flammable lubricants
  • Kerosene
  • 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 (25 litres for gasoline only). The maximum aerosol container size is 680g / 24oz.

Physically hazardous products

We accept products with a label displays both the flammable symbol and explosive symbol.

Examples include non-refillable fuel cylinders such as:

  • Non-refillable butane cylinders
  • Non-refillable camping cylinders
  • Non-refillable propane cylinders

Maximum container size is 5kg and containers must not be refillable.

  • Unidentifiable, unknown, unlabelled, and non-original containers
  • Leaking or improperly sealed products
  • Ammunition
  • Batteries
  • Caulking compound
  • Cleaners (eg. drain opener, bleach)
  • Commercial, industrial or agricultural products
  • Cosmetics and health or beauty aids
  • Diesel
  • Drugs, medicines, and medical sharps
  • Fertilizer
  • Insect repellents, disinfectants and pet products
  • Mercury switches
  • Oil/antifreeze
  • Powder forms (solid) of masonry products, cement, grout, mortar, plaster of Paris
  • Refillable propane cylinders
  • Swimming pool chemicals (eg. pucks, pH adjustors)
  • Wine and distilled spirits

If you are still unsure whether your household hazardous waste will be accepted, you are advised to contact your local recycling location for more details.