Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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The 2022 editions of Household Hazardous Waste Days are successfully wrapped up for the year with one held in the Spring and one held in the Fall - at the InnovationPlex southeast lower level parking lot. Please read through the list below to see if there's somewhere else you can take your items before the 2023 Spring Household Hazardous Waste collection day, the exact date of which is TBD! 

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, Secure Energy 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: