Cobequid Trail

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!

2019 Dates of Operation

  • February 2nd
  • March 2nd
  • April 6th
  • May 4th
  • June 1st
  • July 6th
  • August 10th
  • September 7th
  • October 5th
  • November 2nd

 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