Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

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The Russell Binscarth/Riding Mountain West Solid Waste Management Committee will be hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Depot on Saturday, July 10th, 2021 from 10 am - 2 pm at the parking lot of the Russell Regional Multiplex - 201 Darcy Street W.

*Commonly used products are listed below. Some collection sites accept only certain products.

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Paint products including aerosols are accepted at any paint collection site.

Interior and exterior paints, latex, acrylic, water-based paints, alkyd, enamel, oil-based paints, deck coatings, floor paints, single component varnishes and urethanes, concrete, masonry, drywall and stucco paints, metal and wood primers, undercoats, marine paint*, wood finishing oils, melamine, metal and anti-rust paint, stains, and shellac, single component swimming pool paint, stain blocking paint, block fillers, wood, masonry, driveway sealers and water repellants, all types of paint aerosols, already empty paint containers.  *Unless registered under Pest Control Act.  Maximum container size is 25 litres and 660 grams or 24 ounces for aerosols

Products that display the flammable symbol and is a liquid or aerosol. Gasoline will be accepted only in an approved gas can or jerry can. For safety reasons, the gasoline container cannot be returned to the consumer at drop off.  Methanol, methyl hydrate, mineral spirits, paint stripper, paint thinners, paint and varnish remover, turpentine, varsol, other flammable solvents, leftover, stale or old gasoline contaminated with oil or water, gasoline, acetone, BBQ lighter fluid, camping fuel, fondue fuel, kerosene, flammable degreasers, flammable lubricants, flammable liquid adhesives, flammable fuel treatment and additives.

Maximum container size for flammable liquids is 10 litres and 660 grams or 24 ounces for aerosols. Maximum container size for gasoline is 25 litres.


Consumer pesticides that have the poison (skull & cross bones) symbol, the Pest Control Product (PCP) number and the word "Domestic” on the label.  Liquid and solid pesticides, aerosol containers.


Products that display the poison symbol, says "Danger” and is a liquid or aerosol.  Furniture stripper, automotive additives, lubricants, tar and bug remover.  Maximum container size is 10 litres and 660 grams or 24 ounces for aerosols.


Products that display the corrosive symbol, and is a liquid, aerosol or solid. Rust remover, masonry cleaner, pool and hot tub cleaners, grout cleaner.  Maximum container size is 10 litres and 660 grams or 24 ounces for aerosols.

PHYSICALLY HAZARDOUS (non-refillable fuel gas cylinders)
Products that display both the flammable symbol and explosive symbol. Fuel cylinders, camping cylinders, butane cylinders. Maximum container size is 5 kg and not refillable.


Unidentifiable, unknown or unlabelled products, commercial, industrial or agricultural products, leaking or improperly sealed products, lead acid batteries, oil/antifreeze, Mercury switches, fertilizer, non-aerosol automotive paint, non-aerosol craft paint, quick-drying or line-marking paint, two-part or component paint containing catalyst or activator, paint in glass containers, brushes, rags and rollers, wine and distilled spirits, refillable propane cylinders, ammunition, drugs and medicines, caulking compound, diesel, medical sharps, insect repellents, disinfectants and pet products, cosmetics.