Household Hazardous Waste is post-consumer waste that poses a threat to public health and the environment. This category includes paint, paint cans, batteries, aerosol cans, medication, vehicle batteries, fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescent bulbs, spent propane canisters, chemicals, and electronic products (e-waste). 

Household hazardous waste collection in Montreal West

Hazardous waste can be dropped off at Public Works (250 Bedbrook) on designated drop-off days. This year’s annual drop-off day is May 19, 2019 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Public Works cannot accept these items on any other day of the year. To drop-off items any other day, please go to one of Montreal’s Ecocentres.

Accepted materials

  • Paint (latex, alkyds, enamel)
  • Motor oils, empty containers and filters
  • Vegetable oils
  • Car batteries (acid/lead)
  • Batteries
  • Household products or cleaners
  • Turpentine, Varsol, gasoline, fuel, thinners, alcohol
  • Pesticides and fertilizers
  • Chemical products for pools
  • Adhesives, tar, epoxy, stripper
  • Aerosols
  • Propane cylinders
  • Mercury
  • Fluorescent lamps or compact fluorescent light bulbs (intact)

Refused materials

  • Medication
  • Asbestos
  • Products containing PCBs, explosives
  • Biomedical waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Firearms and munitions
  • Fireworks or road flares
  • Compressed gas cylinders other than propane (e.g. insulating foam, welding gas, helium, oxygen, etc.)

Nearest Ecocentres

Écocentre Côte-des-Neiges

Écocentre Lasalle