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Agricultural Waste

​​farmingThe County of Simcoe is home to an active and vibrant farming industry that includes a wide range of farming types, including livestock operations, cash crop farming, vegetable growers, horse farms, nurseries and more. 

Agricultural waste is considered commercial waste at County of Simcoe Waste Management Facilities. For information on commonly generated agricultural wastes, please click on the waste types below:



Household Hazardous Waste - AgriculturalHousehold Hazardous Waste - Agricultural<div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-wpbox"><div class="ms-rtestate-notify ms-rtestate-read 7d163fd5-ca15-41f3-917c-872120e9069c" id="div_7d163fd5-ca15-41f3-917c-872120e9069c" unselectable="on"></div><div id="vid_7d163fd5-ca15-41f3-917c-872120e9069c" unselectable="on" style="display:none;"></div></div><p>Hazardous waste generated in the agricultural sector is considered commercial waste. Under limited circumstances the County of Simcoe is allowed to accept Small Quantity Generator (SQG) hazardous waste at the Oro HHW depot. To qualify as a SQG, individuals can contact Customer Service at 1-800-263-3199, and ask to speak with the HHW Lead Hand.</p><p>Clean FARMS will be operating a collection program in Ontario in the fall of 2016. Eligible materials collected in the program will include livestock medications and syringes, as well as empty pesticide and fertilizer containers.</p><p>To find out more information on the collection site locations and dates. Visit <a href="http://www.cleanfarms.ca/">cleanFARMS</a> or call 1-877-622-4460.</p>