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Solid Waste Management

Residential Household Hazardous Waste 

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is material that is not accepted in the curbside collection program and requires an alternative method of disposal. MHSW include:

  • Gasoline
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Solvents 
  • Mercury Thermostats
  • Propane Tanks & Cylinders
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Household Cleaners
  • Pharmaceuticals
    (Sharps must be in
    appropriate containers)
  • Paints & Solvents
  • Automotive Fluids
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Batteries 
  • Fluorescent Bulbs & Tubes
  • Oil Filters & Containers
  • Fertilizers
  • Pesticides
    (Fungicides, herbicides, insecticides)
  • Unknowns
    (liquids and chemicals)

The County of Simcoe reserves the right to limit items and quantities. Materials must be delivered in containers that can be left behind. If products are not in their original container, please label to identify the material type. HHW materials are accepted at the following Waste Disposal Facilities:

HHW Depot Locations
Oro Landfill
Site #11
Nottawasaga Landfill
Site #10
Bradford Transfer Station*
Site #16
North Simcoe Transfer Station Site #24
610 Old Barrie Rd. W
Township of Oro-Medonte
L0L 2E0
5715 30-31 Sd.
Township of Clearview
L0M 1S0
2960 Line 12
Bradford, Ontario
L3Z 2M4
1700 Golf Link Rd.
Town of Midland
L0L 2J0
Mon- Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM     Sat: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
* Bradford Station is not open on Monday.

Commercial Hazardous Waste

SWM - 2013 MHSW Commercial The Oro Landfill HHW facility is licensed to accept materials from Small Quantity Generators (SQG) that meet the specified criteria outlined by the MOE. SQG's are commercial or institutional establishments that generate less than 100 kg of MHSW in a month.

The waste generated by a SQG must be registered through HWIN of the Registration Report. To qualify as an SQG the amount of all hazardous materials must be less than 100 kg in a month.

The MHSW cannot be bulked prior to bringing to the facility and no individual containers can weigh more than 250 kg. SQG waste must be shipped in sealed container. A certificate label must be affixed to the containers SQG must be transported by an approved MHSW system, the container must not be broken or leaking.

The lab packs must be labelled with the worst HW that is contained inside, lab packs must be segregated.

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