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Household Hazardous Waste



Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) can only be dropped off at the following County of Simcoe waste management facilities:



To determine acceptable and unacceptable hazardous materials, please check: Where do things go?


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.

Commercial Hazardous Waste

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. For more information please call 705-795-3003 to speak with our Household Hazardous Waste Lead Hand, or send us an email.
Sample Label

Generator Registration Report