Every year the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet holds a household hazardous waste collection. The 2021 collection that was supposed to be held Saturday, May 8, 2021 is postponed to Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The annual hazardous household waste collection takes place at the end of spring. The event takes place at the municipal garage at 185 Old Highway 17, Plantagenet.

What is Household Hazardous Waste?

If it's corrosive, flammable or poisonous, it's hazardous waste. These types of products contaminate water and landfills and should never be poured down the drain or put out with your regular garbage.

The Following Products Will Be Accepted 

  • Paint
  • Oil
  • Cleaners
  • Chemical products
  • Flammable products
  • Acid
  • Bases
  • Oxidizers
  • Household batteries
  • Pesticides
  • Aerosols
  • Gas
  • Antifreeze

The Following Products Will Be Refused

  • PCB waste (monochlorinated or polychlorinated biphenyl)
  • Commercial waste
  • Industrial waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Biomedical waste
  • Explosives
  • Tires

Paint

You missed the household hazardous waste collection? You can bring your paint to a local retail near you, that takes back these items. Call in advance to confirm.

Household Batteries

Household batteries can also be brought year-round to the townhall reception. A container for this purpose is located at the reception.

Recycling and Other Drop-off Locations

To learn more about how to get rid of various kinds of objects visit our Recycling and Drop-off Location page.