Free Household Hazardous Waste Events

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 3 | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Clearwater Eco-Depot
    Saturday, October 17 | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Merritt Civic Centre Parking Lot
    Saturday, October 24 | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Cache Creek Visitor Information Centre Parking Lot
    Sunday, October 25 | 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.

Media contact:
Martin Dickson, Environmental Services Coordinator
Thompson-Nicola Regional District
Tel.: 250-377-7079
Email: mdickson@tnrd.ca

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