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Hazardous Waste

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 – Now in Spring/Summer Hours

The Hazardous & Electronic Waste Depot at 75 Wallbridge Crescent in Belleville is open to residents serviced by Quinte Waste Solutions, year round during these specified hours:

Spring/Summer Months (April-November)

Tuesdays 2pm-7pm
Wednesdays & Thursdays 9am-4pm
First Saturday of the month 9am-4pm

Fall/Winter Months (December-March)

Thursdays 10am-2pm
First Saturday of the month 10am-2pm

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

Mobile Events

Saturdays 9am-2pm (Check our Events Calendar, or watch for an ad in your local newspaper for an event near you.)

CHANGE for 2017 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.

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 9am-2pm. 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 is welcome at any event.

Electronic Waste Recycling

Electronic Waste can be dropped off at the main depot in Belleville during operating hours, and at the recycling plant in Trenton Mon-Fri from 8:30am-2:30pm at 270 West St.

Electronic Waste Accepted:

  • Televisions
  • Desktop computers
  • Portable computers
  • Computer peripherals
  • Monitors
  • Printing devices
  • Computer peripherals will include modems
  • Printing devices will include copiers, scanners, typewriters.
  • Telephones (physical and accessories)
  • Cellular phones
  • PDA’s and pagers
  • Audio and video players
  • Cameras
  • Equalizers, (pre)amplifiers
  • Radios
  • Receivers
  • Speakers
  • Tuner
  • Turntable
  • Video players/projectors
  • Video recorder
  • Personal hand held computers
  • Power Tools

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

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