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You can drop off leftover pesticides, solvents, non refillable and refillable pressurized cylinders for free at more than 95 municipal collection sites or 300 municipal collection events across the province. They will be recycled where possible and safely disposed of.

Visit your local municipal website for residency restrictions and the number of products that can be dropped off.

  • All products must have their original label intact to be accepted by the program
  • Container must be tightly sealed
  • Do not mix different types of products together

Non-refillable pressurized cylinders

Pressurized cylinders that are used to supply gas products such as propane that cannot be refilled. Must have a water capacity of less than 109 litres.

Examples:

  • Single use propane cylinders, oxygen cylinders
  • Plumbing, soldering single use torch cylinders

Refillable pressurized cylinders

A pressurized cylinder that is used to supply gas products and can be refilled. Must have a water capacity of less than 109 litres.

Examples:

  • Barbeque propane tanks
  • Welding gas cylinders
  • Medical gas cylinders

Pesticides

Pesticides, fungicides, herbicides and insecticides registered under the Pest Control Products Act (Canada), and the containers in which they are contained. They must have:

  • The domestic classification on the label
  • The signal words “danger” or “warning” and “poison”
  • Precautionary symbols in an octagon or diamond
  • The skull and crossbones poison symbol
  • A Pest Control Product (PCP) number
  • Solid, liquid and aerosol pesticides are all accepted.
  • Maximum container size is 30 litres and/or 30 kilograms.

Solvents

Liquid solvents used to dissolve or thin a compatible substance, and the containers in which they are contained.

Maximum container size is 30 litres and/or 30 kilograms.

Examples:

  • Turpentine, alcohols (methanol, isopropanol, ethanol)
  • Ketones (acetone, methyl, ethyl, ketone)
  • Xylene
  • Toluene
  • Mineral spirits
  • Linseed oil
  • Naphtha
  • Methylene chloride
  • Products marked as paint thinners, lacquer, thinners, automotive body resin solvents, contact cement thinners, paint strippers and degreasers
  • Solvents in aerosol containers

This is a not for profit program funded by obligated Product Care Association pesticide, solvent and fertilizer members to ensure the safe collection, recycling and disposal of waste materials across the province.

Non-refillable pressurized cylinders

  • Unmarked or unlabelled pressurized cylinders
  • An aerosol container
  • A fire extinguisher
  • A cylinder that must be punctured for use, such as a small CO2 cylinder
  • A pressurized cylinder that has a water capacity greater than 109 litres

Pesticides

  • Insect repellents for personal use
  • Sanitizers, disinfectants and antimicrobial products
  • Pet products
  • Pool chemicals
  • Insecticidal soaps
  • Ant traps

Commercial and agricultural class pesticides are recyclable through the CleanFarms program.

Refillable pressurized cylinder

  • Unmarked or unlabelled pressurized cylinders
  • An aerosol container
  • A fire extinguisher
  • A reservoir tank intended for air compressors
  • A cylinder that must be punctured for use, such as a small CO2 cylinder
  • A pressurized cylinder that has a water capacity greater than 109 litres

 Solvents

  • Products supplied as fuel
  • Motor oil
  • Household cleaning products that are not supplied as solvents
  • Adhesives, sealants, and fillers
  • Protectants
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