Household Hazardous Waste

There are many options to properly dispose of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). There is no charge to drop off HHW materials; however, maximum quantity limits will apply.

Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Depots

Our permanent HHW Depots are located at five of our County waste facilities; Aberfoyle, Belwood, Elora, Harriston, and Riverstown.  

Permanent Household Hazordous Waste building

Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Depots

The Mobile HHW Depot rotates between County waste facilities and roads garages. The depot is available at each site for one month.

Mobile Household Hazordous Waste orange trailer

Mobile HHW Depot Schedule

Waste FacilityAddress8:00 am - 4:00 pmMonth
Aberfoyle Waste Facility6922 Concession 4, PuslinchWednesday, Friday, SaturdayMarch and November
Belwood Waste Facility8585 Wellington Road 19, Centre WellingtonWednesday, Friday, SaturdayJuly
Brucedale Roads Garage8436 Wellington Road 124, Guelph/EramosaTuesday, Thursday, SaturdaySeptember
Elora Waste Facility6549 Gerrie Road, Centre WellingtonTuesday, Thursday, SaturdayJanuary and October
Erin Roads Garage9506 Wellington Road 124, Town of ErinTuesday, Thursday, SaturdayMay
Harriston Waste Facility5668 Highway 23, Town of MintoTuesday, Thursday, SaturdayApril and December
Riverstown Waste Facility7254 Sideroad 5 West, Wellington NorthTuesday, Thursday, SaturdayFebruary and August
Rothsay Waste Facility8495 Wellington Road 7, MapletonWednesday, Friday, SaturdayJune

What Goes Where?

Find out if your item is accepted at our any of our HHW Depots by using the Recycle Coach waste app.

Non-Residential Hazardous Waste

Hazardous wastes generated by the Industrial, Commercial, Institutional (IC&I) and Agricultural sectors cannot be accepted. For information on proper disposal requirements, contact the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) at 1-800-565-4923, or MECP licensed hazardous waste carriers/haulers.

If you live on a farm, only the HHW materials generated from the household can be accepted.

More options on disposal locations are available on the Resource Productivity & Recovery Authority website.

Frequently Asked Questions