It’s Household Hazardous Waste day in Haliburton this Saturday.

Dysart residents with landfill identification user cards will be able to drop off items including aerosol cans, solvents, automotive fluids, auto batteries, cleaners, propane cylinders and tanks, and more.

The landfill site will not accept industrial waste, needles, syringes or lancets, PCBs, radioactive or pathological waste.

The event is happening at the Haliburton landfill site on Industrial road and runs from 9 until 3, Saturday, July 11.

✅Materials Accepted at Household Hazardous Waste Days
– Aerosol cans & solvents (varsol, paint thinners, etc.)
– Automotive fluids
– Auto batteries
– Cleaners (bleach, oven cleaner, etc.)
– Latex and oil paints
– Finishing products (oil, glue, etc.)
– Fluorescent and CFL Light Bulbs
– Gasoline (containers NOT returned)
– Household batteries
– Paint (latex and oil)
– Pesticides, herbicides, insecticides
– Photographic chemicals
– Pool chemicals
– Printer toner and ink jet cartridges
– Propane cylinders
– Propane tanks
– Used motor oil

❌Not Accepted
– Industrial hazardous waste
– Sharps (needles, syringes, lancets)
– PCBs
– Radioactive waste
– Pathological waste

In addition to our Household Hazardous Waste Days, Special Waste can be dropped off at our landfills at any time. These Special Waste materials include:

– Aerosol cans
– Automotive fluid containers (empty only)
– Fluorescent and CFL Light Bulbs
– Household batteries
– Propane cylinders (empty only)

Sharps and medications


Sharps (needles, syringes, lancets) and medications (prescription, over-the-counter) do NOT go in your recycling or garbage.

Most pharmacies accept medications and sharps for safe disposal. Sharps must be in an approved bio-medical waste container.