Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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NEW LOCATION!  

Household Hazardous Waste Day will be held Saturday, May 12th, 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, in the parking lot of Kinetic Park (Swift Current Ag & Exhibition Grounds) at 1700 17th Ave SE, off of South Railway Street East. 

Newalta and the City of Swift Current will collect and recycle household hazardous waste materials from residents of Swift Current and surrounding areas. 

Thank you Swift Current residents for your anticipated participation in this worthwhile collection event!

Watch this page for details on future annual collections. 


Household Hazardous Waste Guidelines:

Please ensure containers are labelled to determine their contents. The following hazardous waste products are accepted:

  • Adhesives - contact cement, caulking, sealer, carpet and linoleum adhesives, glue.
  • Aerosols - hair spray, insect repellent, lubricant spray, furniture cleaner.
  • Automotive - used engine oil, used engine oil filters, antifreeze, batteries, carburetor cleaners, oil fuel, windshield cleaner.
  • Batteries - automotive, cellphone batteries, dry-cell, NiCad, lithium, alkali, lead-acid. (Please note the Recycle Depot also accepts household and automotive batteries year-round)  
  • Cleaners - oven cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner, glass cleaner, spot remover, disinfectants, car wax.
  • Corrosives - drain cleaner, engine degreaser, ammonia, battery acid, sulfuric acid.
  • Fuels - gasoline, diesel, kerosene, lamp oil, oil/gas mixture.
  • Mercury - mercury, thermometers, thermostats, fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescent lights (CFLS).
  • Oxidizers - chlorine, bleach, pool chemicals, fertilizers, hydrogen peroxide, septic tank chemicals.
  • Paint - old paint cans only; new, or fully usable paint should be taken to SARCAN
  • Poisons - lawn, herbicides, garden chemicals, rat poison, gopher killer, insecticides.
  • Pharmaceuticals - old prescription drugs, medicines (no sharps or biological waste).
  • Propane Cylinders - barbeque cylinders, camp cylinders
  • Solvent - paint thinner, acetone, varsol, alcohol, benzene, xylene, naphtha