FREE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE EVENTS

Kamloops, BC—October 13, 2021—Now is your chance to clear out all those old cleaners, chemicals, and unknown products from the garage or under your sink. The Thompson-Nicola Regional District will be holding its free annual Household Hazardous Waste Round-up events at the following locations in October:

Kamloops Mission Flats Landfill
Saturday, October 16 | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Merritt Civic Centre Parking Lot
Sunday, October 17 | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Household hazardous waste is any waste from your home that is considered to be dangerous or which you have reason to believe could be hazardous. Commonly accepted examples of hazardous waste includes paint, batteries, oil, antifreeze, flammables, poisons, corrosives, adhesives, grease/tar, gasoline/kerosene, pesticides, fertilizers, devices containing mercury, and pool or lab chemicals.

This event will comply with all BC public health authority guidelines to mitigate the risk of COVID-19. For more information, please call 1-877-377-2596 or email recycleright@tnrd.ca.

For commercial and agricultural pesticides and medications, Clean Farms is hosting a round-up event. Visit CleanFarms.ca for more details.

Safely dispose of unwanted or obsolete agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications – no charge! Take them to the following locations on the dates noted between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Purity Feed Ltd

471 Okanagan Way
Kamloops, British Columbia V2H 1G7 Canada

Phone Number:  250 372 2233

Day: Wednesday October 13

Media contact:

Martin Dickson, Environmental Services Coordinator

Thompson-Nicola Regional District

Tel.: 250-377-7079

Email: mdickson@tnrd.ca

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