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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centres Temporarily Closed

 

High River, AB:  Foothills Regional Services Commission announces that local Collection Centres have been closed temporarily until further notice. These collection centres will undergo an updating of their hazardous waste collection capability before reopening.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centres closed:

  • High River Firehall
  • Black Diamond/Turner Valley Transfer Site
  • Priddis Transfer Station
  • Okotoks Fire Station

During this time, all residential hazardous waste may be taken to the Regional Landfill at no charge.  If there is household garbage in your load, charges will apply.  Household hazardous waste should be clearly labeled and sealed properly, and if possible in the original containers.

Regional Landfill Hours

Monday-Saturday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Extended Hours:

May 4, 2015 – July 2, 2015 only.

Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:30 pm.

Extended hours are for smaller residential loads, leaf and yard waste and recycling. Large loads will not be accepted after 4:30 pm.

Materials:
• Abrasive cleansers
• Acetone
• Aerosol paints and sprays
• Air fresheners (aerosol)
• All-purpose cleaners
• Ammonia
• Ant/wasp spray
• Antifreeze
• Auto body filler
• Barbeque starters
• Bleach
• Brake and transmission fluid
• Butane refills
• Carbon tetrachloride
• Car (lead-acid) batteries
• Car waxes and polishes
• Contact cement
• Degreasers
• Disinfectants
• Drain cleaners
• Fabric softeners
• Floor wax strippers
• Fungicides
• Furniture polishes and waxes
• Gasoline
• Glass cleaners
• Glues
• Hair coloring
• Hair perm solutions
• Hair sprays (aerosol)
• Insecticides
• Kerosene
• Laundry starch
• Laundry stain removers
• Lighter fluid
• Liquid cleansers
• Lye
• Mildew removers
• Muriatic acid
• Nail polish and remover
• Oven cleaners
• Paint thinners and strippers
• Paints
• Photographic chemicals
• Propane gas cylinders
• Rechargeable Batteries
• Rubbing alcohol
• Rug and upholstery cleaners
• Rust removers
• Septic tank degreaser
• Shoe polish
• Silver and brass polish
• Turpentine, varnish, lacquers
• Spot removers
• Spa and pool chemicals
• Toilet cleaners
• Tub and tile cleaners
• Used oil
• Weed killers
• Windshield washer solution
• Wood preservatives

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