On Saturday, May 11th, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, residents of North Battleford are once again encouraged to take advantage of the City’s Household Hazardous Waste Day. The drop-off location will be the Public Works Shop at 11112 – 6th Avenue. The program is open to residents of North Battleford only and no commercial loads will be accepted.
Improper disposal of household hazardous waste can cause serious threats to human health and negatively impact the environment. Improper disposal of household hazardous waste includes pouring waste down the drain, pouring on the ground, into sewers or placing it in the trash.
The following materials are acceptable to be dropped off at the Household Hazardous Waste Day:
Adhesives – contact cement, caulking, sealers, carpet and linoleum adhesives and glue
Aerosols – hair spray, insect repellent, lubricant spray, furniture cleaners
Automotive – carburetor cleaners, oil fuel
Cleaners – oven cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner, glass cleaner, spot remover, disinfectants, car wax
Fuels – gasoline, diesel, kerosene, lamp oil, oil/gas mixture
Mercury – mercury, thermometers
Oxidizers – chlorine, bleach, pool chemicals, fertilizers, hydrogen peroxide, septic tank chemicals
Poisons – lawn herbicides, garden chemicals, rat poison, gopher killer, insecticides
Solvents – paint thinner, acetone, alcohol, benzene, xylene, naphtha
Please bring hazardous materials in their original containers with labels intact and do not mix products. If you do not have the original container, label the materials, if you do not know the specific product name label with the product category from the list above. Ensure that you secure the product so that it does not leak or tip.
www.cityofnb.ca/resident_services/waste_recycling/waste_pickup.html or install the app from the Google Play Store or the App Store for iOS. Find your waste pickup day, find out what materials go where and have reminders sent to you.
www.cityofnb.ca/mrws/filedriver/Accepted_Materials_2018.pdf for the full list of accepted materials for the Household Hazardous Waste Day and the alternative locations for non-accepted materials.
For more information:
Dustin Tungilik MacDonald, Communications Administrator
306-445-1713 | firstname.lastname@example.org