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Hazardous Waste Disposal

There are many products in our homes that contain harmful chemicals. It is important to dispose of these types of products properly for the protection of the environment and our health.  The drop off depot is a free service to residents of the Municipality of Colchester and the Towns of Truro and Stewiacke.

Depot Location

Clean Harbors, 640 MacElmon Road, Debert
Exit 13, Highway 104 - Look for the Signs!

2017 Dates of Operation

February 4th
March 4th
April 1st
May 6th
June 3rd
July 8th
August 12th
September 9th
October 14th
November 4th

Hours of Operation: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

2017 Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Event

There will be a Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Event taking place on Saturday May 13th, 2017 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. This will take place in the Industrial Building on the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds.

 Acceptable!

  • Household Cleaners
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Herbicides/Pesticides
  • Gasoline, Waste Oil, Antifreeze
  • Propane Tanks
  • Household & Car Batteries
  • Paints, Stains & Aerosols
  • Acids & Bases

Not Acceptable!

  • Explosives
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Pathological Waste
  • PCB's
  • Waste from Industrial, Institutional or Commercial Sources
  • Waste from outside Colchester County