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Program: Hazardous Waste - Bolton Community Recycling Centre  
Organization: Region of Peel - Public Works - Waste Management
Phone Numbers: 311 * 905-791-7800
Toll-Free: 1-888-919-7800
Website: peelregion.ca/waste/other-collection-services
Address:
109 Industial Rd
Bolton, ON
L7E 1K5
Intersection: Hwy 50 and McEwan Dr E
Location: Caledon
Hours: Tue-Sat 8:30am-4:30pm
Service Description: Never dispose of needles, syringes and lancets (sharps) in a garbage, recycling or organics.

Pick up a free biohazard container from the household hazardous waste drop-off location at anyPeel Community Recycling Centre (CRC).

Put discarded sharps in the biohazard container, then bring the container to a Peel CRC for free, safe disposal.CRCs only accept used sharps in biohazard containers. Do not bring your sharps to a CRC in anything but a biohazard container.This service is for residents only, not businesses.

Business Hazardous Waste

A business must meet certain criteria to dispose of hazardous waste at a Peel Community Recycling Centre.

Eligibility criteria

One may be eligible if a business:
  • Generates less than 150 kg per month of hazardous industrial waste, hazardous chemical waste and characteristic (e.g., ignitable, corrosive, reactive or toxic) waste.
  • Generates less than 500 kg of liquid industrial waste per month.
  • Is certified to transport dangerous goods and you can provide a copy of your Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certificate.
The following items are a sample of acceptable household hazardous waste. Liquid items have a maximum 80 L (20 gal) drop-off limit per day. The maximum container size is 30 L (8 gal).

All waste must be clearly labelled and in sealed containers. Keep containers upright to prevent leaks and spills.

Do not mix different products together.

Sharps must be in an approved sharps container.

Paints and stains (full or partially full cans)
  • Batteries (all types)
  • Fuels, solvents, adhesives
  • Automotive fluids
  • Oil filters
  • Fertilizers and pesticides
  • Aerosol cans
  • Household cleaners and detergents
  • Powdered cement and grout
  • Pool chemicals
  • Sharps (syringes, needles, lancets)
  • Medications
  • Cooking oil
  • Fluorescent tube lamps, compact fluorescent lamps (removed from fixtures, maximum 40 bulbs per day)
  • Fluorescent lamp ballasts (removed from fixtures)
  • Mercury thermometers/thermostats
  • Propane and helium cylinders (limit of 5 per day, 18 kg (40 lbs) maximum size)
  • Unacceptable items

    The following items are not considered household hazardous waste. Follow the instructions to dispose of these items.

    Contact a qualified, licenced professional to dispose of the following items:
    • Asbestos
    • Radioactive waste
    • PCB contaminated waste

    Fees: For some services
    Eligibility / Target Population: Peel Region Residents
    Languages: English
    Area Served:
    Peel Region  
    See Also: Government Services - Information
    Medical Waste

    This information was last completely updated on November 9, 2018

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    Updated November 9, 2018
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