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Hazardous Waste Site is now CLOSED

The hazardous waste depot site located at 402 Fifth Line East and is now CLOSED

Visit www.saultstemarie.ca/hazardouswaste or contact Public Works & Transportation Department at 705-759-5201 for additional information.

Do not dispose of hazardous materials at the landfill.  

 Listed below are items that cannot go in our landfill.  Please put them aside for disposal in the spring of 2018.

When open their hours of operation were: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Tuesday - Saturday

  • Acceptable Hazardous Waste

    ·         Small Business hazardous waste 

    ·         Acetone nail polish remover 

    ·         Acid or bases

    ·         Adhesives (all types)

    ·         Aerosol can (full or partially full)

    ·         Alkyd and lead-based paint/stain

    ·         Antifreeze

    ·         Automobile batteries

    ·         Barbeque propane cylinder (small green and large 20 lb)

    ·         Batteries (single use)

    ·         Bleach

    ·         Blueprint Ink

    ·         Brake fluid

    ·         Car care products

    ·         Car wax

    ·         Chemicals

    ·         Chlorine

    ·         Cleaners and detergents

    ·         Deodorant (contents)

    ·         Drain cleaner

    ·         Driveway sealer

    ·         Electronics

    o    CD-ROM Drives

    o    Cell Phones/Telephones/Answering Machines

    o    Computer Disk Drives

    o    Computer Keyboards/Mouse

    o    Computer Terminals

    o    Digital Cameras

    o    Microcomputers/Minicomputers

    o    Personal Computers (Laptop/Notebook/Notepad)

    o    Printers/Fax Machines

    o    Monitors (LCD/Plasma/CRT)

    o    Radios/Stereo Equipment

    o    Scanners

    o    Speakers

    o    Televisions (LCD/Plasma/CRT/Rear Projection)

    o    Turntables

    o    Video Projectors

    ·         Energy efficient light bulb

    ·         Fertilizers

    ·         Fire extinguisher

    ·         Fluorescent light bulb/tubes

    ·         Fluorescent tube light (whole)(8 per day)

    ·         Fuel

    ·         Garden chemicals

    ·         Gas

    ·         Glue

    ·         Grease (automobile) 

    ·         Helium tanks

    ·         Herbicides

    ·         Insecticides

    ·         Kerosene

    ·         Lancet - in hard plastic containers (old coffee cans etc.)

    ·         Lighter

    ·         Lighter fluid

    ·         Locker

    ·         Medication

    ·         Mercury thermometers/thermostats

    ·         Motor oil - 20 Litres (5 gal) or smaller containers

    ·         Nail polish

    ·         Nail polish and remover

    ·         Needles - in hard plastic containers (old coffee cans, etc.)

    ·         Oil filter

    ·         Oven cleaner

    ·         Oxygen tank

    ·         Paint can (full or partially full)

    ·         Paint thinner

    ·         Perfume

    ·         Pesticides

    ·         Photographic chemicals

    ·         Pool chemicals

    ·         Pool heater/pump/metal filters

    ·         Rechargeable batteries -separated from regular household batteries

    ·         Salt (driveway)

    ·         Solvents

    ·         Styrofoam - clean white packaging (no peanuts)

    ·         Syringe - in hard plastic containers (old coffee cans, etc.)

    ·         Transmission fluid

    ·         Turpentine

    ·         Varnishes

    ·         Vitamins and supplements

    Unacceptable Hazardous Waste

    ·         Large Commercial Business hazardous waste 

    ·         Radioactive waste 

    ·         PCB waste (light ballast, etc.) 

    ·         Bio-medical waste 

    ·         Explosives / Ammunition / Fire Arms 

    ·         Asbestos products of any kind

    ·         Large spray foam insulation canisters (return to place of purchase)


    Note: No containers over 5 gallons will be accepted and any gas cans that contain gas/oil will not be returned.

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