Household Hazardous Waste Days are happening this week!
This event provides Whitehorse residents with the opportunity to safely dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) at the Waste Management Facility. HHW will be accepted at the Waste Management Facility on Friday, April 28 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
HHW materials include motor oil and their containers, solvents, gasoline, BBQ starter, anti-freeze, household cleaning products, compact fluorescent light bulbs, pesticides, aerosol cans, and other containers under pressure such as bear spray and propane canisters. Please make sure your containers are identified.
Commercial hazardous waste, 45 gallon drums, electronic waste, and biomedical waste are not accepted, and regular tipping fees apply for all non-household hazardous waste.
Please note that electronic and electrical waste is not accepted, and should be brought to the Raven Recycling E-waste Collection Depot.
For more information about Household Hazardous Waste Days and acceptable waste, visit whitehorse.ca/hhw.