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Hazardous and electronic waste drop-off event for County residents Oct. 16

October 12, 2021

The mobile household hazardous waste event in Picton this Saturday will also include a bin for electronic waste.

This is a one-time addition to the mobile household hazardous waste drop-off hosted by Quinte Waste Solutions (QWS). Only residents of Prince Edward County can dispose of their electronic waste at this event.

Household hazardous waste and electronic waste can be dropped off free of charge on Saturday, October 16 from 9 am – 2 pm. The event takes place at 75 County Road 1 (Sandy Hook Road).

Household hazardous waste can be found in almost every room of your home. These products, if thrown in the garbage or poured down the drain, can have negative effects on the environment including an impact on groundwater and surface water such as creeks, rivers, and lakes.

Click here to see a full list of items that are accepted at mobile household hazardous waste mobile drop-off events.

Please note that used motor oil is not accepted at mobile drop off events. You can dispose of this waste at Quinte Waste Solutions (QWS) facility in Trenton (270 West Street) Monday to Friday from 8:30 am until 2:30 pm except on statutory holidays.

Outside of this one-time event, electronic waste can also be dropped off at QWS in Belleville (75 Wallbridge Crescent) during the following times:

April – November

  • Tuesdays, 1-6 pm
  • Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 am – 4 pm
  • 1st Saturday of the month, 9 am – 4 pm

December – March

  • Thursdays, 9 am – 3 pm
  • 1st Saturday of the month: 9 am – 3 pm

Visit the Quinte Waste Solutions website for the 2021 calendar for household hazard waste and electronic waste disposal events.

For more information, contact the County of Prince Edward at 613.476.2148 extension 1023, 613.962.9108 extension 1023 or info@pecounty.on.ca.

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