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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!

2018 Dates of Operation

February 3rd
March 3rd
April 7th
May 5th
June 2nd
July 7th
August 11th
September 8th
October 13th
November 3rd

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

2018 Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Events

There will be three mobile Household Hazardous Waste Events taking place in the Spring of 2018. Stay tuned for details!

 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