Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Address:
480 Okanagan Way
Kamloops, BC

Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
(Closed on statutory holidays)

HHW Declaration Form

To be eligible for free drop-off of residential hazardous waste, this form must be completed and signed prior to disposal of household products that contain components that are corrosive, toxic, flammable reactive, or are generated by individuals on the premise of a temporary, rental, or permanent residence.

Note: Fees will apply for hazardous material generated at a place of business or hauled by a commercial business.

Important Safety Tips

  • Do not mix chemicals
  • Do not pack materials in large plastic bags
  • Empty and dry chemical containers may be recycled or placed in your regular garbage
  • Keep products in original containers or in tightly-secured containers
  • Pack items in a sturdy box upright in your trunk
  • Tape lithium and button-cell batteries batteriesĀ 

Material List

Aerosol Cans (Non-Paint)

  • Bear spray
  • Bug repellant
  • Cleaners
  • Crack filler
  • Fertilizers (liquid or solid)
  • Insecticides
  • Pesticides (liquid or solid)

Automotive Products

  • Cleaners, fillers, paints, polishes
  • Used oil, oil filters, antifreeze

Batteries

  • Automotive Lead-Acid
  • Household Batteries

Corrosives

  • All-purpose cleaners
  • Ammonia
  • Bleach
  • Degreasers
  • Grout cleaners
  • Household cleaners

Flammables

  • Acetone
  • Camp fuel
  • Caulking
  • Contains flammable symbol or “keep away from open flame”
  • Degreasers
  • Flammable solids (e.g. carpet, roof patches, tile adhesives)
  • Furniture stripper
  • MethanolĀ 
  • Mineral spirits
  • Sealants
  • Turpentine, varsol, other solvents

Fuel

  • Gasoline/ Diesel
    • Must be in an approved ULC container (Jerry can). Limited to 25 litres in size or smaller. Container will not be returned to the customer.

Mercury Thermostats

Oxidizers

  • Hot tub and pool chemicals

Paint

  • Aerosol spray paint
  • Automotive paint
  • Concrete, masonry, and stucco paint
  • Industrial paint, craft paint, epoxy
  • Interior, exterior latex, oil paints and primers, varnish, urethane
  • Unlabelled paint, rusted cans
  • Agricultural Pesticides
  • Ammunition, Explosives, Flares
  • Asbestos
  • Biomedical Waste
  • Commercial Hazardous Waste
  • Leaking or Improperly Sealed Products
  • Pharmaceuticals

Asbestos can be disposed at the Lower Nicola Eco-Depot and the Heffley Creek Eco-Depot. For more information, and to find the Asbestos Declaration Form, click here.

Contact

TNRD Solid Waste & Recycling
recycleright@tnrd.ca
250-377-2596

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