Wednesday, August 21, 2019

What is Household Hazardous Waste?

Paints, pesticides, propane tanks, batteries, syringes, used motor oil and many cleaning products are just some examples of household hazardous wastes, that are used daily by residents. These items contain toxic ingredients and should be used and disposed of with caution. Do not place out for regular garbage pick-up. Do not pour motor oil, paints or solvents down your drain or into sewers. 

Household Hazardous Wastes include items that are:
 

Poisonous

Poisonous: such as cleaning fluids, pesticides and medicines that can be poisonous or lethal, even in small quantities, to adults, children and pets.

Explosive

Explosive: such as aerosol containers that may explode if incinerated or stored above 50 degrees Celsius.

Flammable

Flammable: such as lighter fluid, turpentine and gasoline that can ignite.

Corrosive

Corrosive: such as car battery acid and drain cleaners that will eat away at material and injure skin.

Hazardous Waste Chart

Eco Stations

Eco Stations

Please take your hazardous household waste to one of the following Eco Stations:

Coronation Eco Station NW: 11440-143 St. 

Strathcona Eco Station C: 5150-99 St. 

Kennedale Eco Station NE: 5355-127 Ave. 

Ambleside Eco Station SW: 14710 Ellerslie Rd.

 

Syringes

Syringes

Syringes and needles CANNOT be collected with your regular garbage

Please do not place them in a garbage bag or out with your recycling. They are a serious hazard to the collector. Put all used syringes and needles in a tightly sealed and labelled container and take them to a Household Hazardous Waste depot

(Phone before you go).

Types of Waste

  • Recyclables - Items that can be reprocessed or re-purposed.

  • Garbage - Typical non-hazardous household waste. 

  • Hazardous Waste - Dangerous waste requiring special handling and disposal.

Collection Information

For more information on collection programs in your municipality:

Hours of Operation

Roseridge Waste Management Facility

Residential Traffic

Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Last Late night Monday August 26th, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Commercial Traffic

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Closed September 2, 2019

Redwater Transfer Facility

Open Monday and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 10:00 a.m.  to 6:00 p.m.
Summer Wednesdays begin May 1st, 2019 to August 28th, 2019

 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Closed September 2, 2019

Please call 780-939-5678 for more information

Contact Us

Roseridge Waste Management Services Commission

Phone (780) 939-5678
Email: compliance@roseridge.ab.ca
Fax: (780) 939-4788

Mailing Address

55515 RR251
Sturgeon County, Alberta
T8R 0N9

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