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IMPORTANT UPDATES

Electronic Waste at our Recycling Depot

Our E-Waste bin located at 270 West Street, Trenton, is open. Hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 am-2:30 pm. Please report to the main office as our large bin is locked at all times. We ask that you follow all our social distancing practices in order to keep everyone safe.

Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot (75 Wallbridge Cres, Belleville)
  • We can no longer accept empty jerry/gas cans. If you have some to dispose of, let them dry out completely (leaving them in the sun with the lid off) and put them in a regular garbage bag for garbage collection.
Mobile Events have resumed the regular schedule barring any changes in emergency orders:
  • Saturday, October 17 – Picton
  • Saturday, October 24 – Trenton
  • Saturday, October 31 – Madoc Township
Please note our health and safety restrictions:
  • If you are sick, do not visit the Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot. If you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, you will be instructed to leave the property.
  • Wear a mask if possible, as all of our staff will be wearing one.
  • Place all of your household hazardous or electronic waste material(s) in the cargo area of your vehicle. If the material is not in the cargo area, you will be asked to exit the property to place the material in your cargo area before returning to the depot
  • If you refuse, your material will not be accepted, and you will be instructed to leave the property.
  • We will NOT be doing any broken blue box exchanges or purchases at this time. Please refer to our ‘Get a Blue Box‘ webpage to see where you can exchange or purchase blue boxes.
  • If you are a business, non-profit or agricultural business, please call us to discuss the disposal of your materials at 613-394-6266 or Toll-Free: 1 (800) 210-0762.
  • Be aware that wait times may be longer than normal. If you can, plan your visit for later in the season. Please be patient!

Hazardous Waste – Summer Hours

  • DEPOT LOCATION: 75 Wallbridge Crescent, Belleville
  • Hazardous waste is NOT accepted in the blue box. 

Household Hazardous Waste

Do you have a stockpile of old paint, a drawer full of dead batteries or maybe a half dozen burnt out Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. Most people find that over the course of a year or two they accumulate a quantity of leftover, unwanted hazardous waste. No one wants to put these things in the garbage, but many don’t know what else to do. Click here for a list of what is accepted.

Proper disposal of hazardous waste helps to protect our environment and drinking water sources. Learn more about protecting the region’s drinking water by visiting quintesourcewater.ca or trentsourceprotection.on.ca

The products collected at these events are categorized and then either Reused, Recycled, or packaged for safe disposal.

Operating Hours – Summer Hours

The Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot at 75 Wallbridge Crescent in Belleville is open to residents serviced by Quinte Waste Solutions, year-round. We are now operating in our summer hours schedule. The depot is open every Tuesday from 1 pm-6 pm, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9 am-4 pm and the first Saturday of the month from 9am-4pm.

Fall/Winter Months (December-March)

Thursdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
First Saturday of the month 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Any resident from our service area is welcome at the main depot in Belleville.

Spring/Summer Months (April-November)

Tuesdays 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesdays & Thursdays 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
First Saturday of the month 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mobile Events – 

Saturdays 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Check our Events Calendar, or watch for an ad in your local newspaper for an event near you.)

Electronic Waste – Electronic waste will no longer be collected at mobile events. Municipal landfills have been equipped with e-waste recycling bins that residents can use instead. At this time, all PEC residents can visit the Trenton or Belleville location to dispose of electronic waste.

Motor Oil – We do not accept motor oil at our mobile events. This needs to be taken to our Hazardous Waste Depot during business hours only.

Jerry/Gas CansWe can no longer accept jerry or gas cans at our mobile events or depot.

Quinte Waste Solutions offers a program throughout the year where homeowners can drop off hazardous waste at various locations throughout the Quinte region. 

Mobile events happen on Saturdays during the summer months and run from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Download a copy of our Hazardous & Electronic Waste Brochure to find an event near you and to see what’s accepted. Any residents serviced by Quinte Waste Solutions are welcome at any event.

Electronic Waste Recycling – Summer Hours

Electronic waste can be dropped off at the main depot in Belleville during operating hours.

Electronic waste accepted:
  • Televisions
  • Desktop computers
  • Portable computers
  • Computer peripherals, including modems
  • Monitors
  • Microwaves
  • Printing devices
  • Gaming Consoles
  • Printing devices which include copiers, scanners, typewriters.
  • Telephones (physical and accessories)
  • Cellular phones
  • Smart Devices
  • PDA’s
  • Audio and video players
  • Cameras
  • Equalizers, (pre)amplifiers
  • Radios
  • Receivers
  • Speakers
  • Tuner
  • Turntable
  • Video players/projectors
  • Video recorder
  • Personal handheld computers
  • Power Tools

Ink and toner cartridges are not accepted. Please contact Staples or Best Buy for disposal.

Got Sharps/Used Medications?

Canada’s Health Products Stewardship Association has made it possible for Ontarians to return unused or expired medications and sharps, free of charge, to many pharmacies in our community. For a list of collection locations near you, visit www.healthsteward.ca/returns/ontario

Still Have Questions? Visit our page on Medical Waste or Contact Us!