There are some household items that, upon disposal, require special handling and are not to be placed in bags for regular collection. These items should be disposed of at the Household Hazardous Waste Depot located at the Region of Queens Waste Management Facility (landfill) at 3750 Highway 8, about 15 minutes north of Liverpool. The Depot is open Saturdays from 8:00am to 2:00pm. This service is free and is available for Queens residential household waste only. No commercial waste please.

Items considered as Hazardous Household Waste include:

  • adhesives
  • batteries
  • gasoline & diesel fuels
  • insecticides & pesticides
  • waste oil
  • cleaners & solvents
  • stains, finishes & paint thinners
  • propane tanks
  • pool chemicals
  • roofing tar

Do NOT dispose of these items with your regular waste
. For a more complete list of what the Depot does and does not accept, please click here.

For more information, please contact our Solid Waste Foreman at 902-354-3455.