2021 HHWD - COVID-19 MEASURES IN PLACE
2021's SECOND Household Hazardous Waste Day will be held Thursday October 14th from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Innovation Credit Union iplex southeast lower level parking lot.
In keeping with COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions: Please stay in your vehicle when arriving on site; an attendant will unload your items for you.
We collect and recycle household hazardous waste materials from residents of Swift Current. This service is for residential items only - commercial or agricultural products are NOT accepted.
Thank you Swift Current residents for your participation.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are a business owner requiring hazardous waste material management, Tervita accepts and collects commercial (and household) materials year-round.
Household Hazardous Waste Guidelines:
Please ensure containers are labelled to determine their contents. The following hazardous waste products are accepted:
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.(Oil, antifreeze, filters and containers are accepted at Tune-A-Matic year round at no charge)
Batteries - automotive, cellphone batteries, dry-cell, NiCad, lithium, alkali, lead-acid. (City Recycle Depot also accepts household and automotive batteries year-round)
Cleaners - oven 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.
Fluorescent Light Bulbs - fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescent lights (CFL's).
Oxidizers - chlorine, bleach, pool chemicals, fertilizers, hydrogen peroxide, septic tank chemicals.
Paint -also accepted at SARCAN year-round at no charge
Poisons - herbicides, lawn and garden chemicals, rodent poison, insecticides.
Propane Cylinders - barbeque cylinders, camp cylinders
Pharmaceuticals - Unused and expired prescription drugs. Accepted by most local pharmacies year-round.
Solvent - paint thinner, acetone, varsol, alcohol, benzene, xylene, naphtha
If you're wondering where to drop off items that are not hazardous, try this tool: http://www.saskwastereduction.ca/