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Household hazardous waste drop-off event Aug. 14 in Picton

August 11, 2021

Do you have hazardous waste lying around the house?

Get rid of the items on Saturday, August 14 during the free household hazardous waste drop-off mobile event at the Sandy Hook Dome (75 County Road 1 in Picton). The event will take place from 9 am – 2 pm.

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 and electronic waste are 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.

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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