Owen sound plans two hazardous waste collection days

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The City of Owen Sound will help residents get rid of hazardous waste.

The last two Household Hazardous Waste Day Events of 2022 will be held at the Public Works Facility at 1900 20th Street East from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2022, and Saturday, October 15, 2022.

To help move through the line as quickly as possible, residents are asked to complete the Household Hazardous Waste Form available at OwenSound.ca/Waste prior to attending the event.

This program is open to residents of The City of Owen Sound, the Township of Chatsworth, the Township of Georgian Bluffs, the Municipality of Grey Highlands, the Municipality of Meaford and the Municipality of West Grey.

Hazardous waste from commercial, industrial or farm operations cannot be accepted. Other items that cannot be accepted include infectious wastes like syringes, unlabeled or unidentified items, as well as radioactive wastes and explosives

The City of Owen Sound’s Household Hazardous Waste Days are aimed at keeping hazardous waste out of Ontario’s landfills and waterways.

The materials dropped off are recycled or otherwise disposed of in a safe and environmentally friendly matter.