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Household Hazardous Waste Isn‘t Garbage

For immediate release: July 13, 2017 - 1:04pm
CP17-131

Household hazardous waste includes corrosive, flammable or poisonous materials like aerosols, cleaning products, pesticides, fertilizers and more. Putting these materials in your garbage or recycling, or pouring them down your drain, contaminates water and landfills.

For a list of places in Saskatoon that accept household hazardous materials for convenient and safe disposal, including used oil and related products, medication, loose batteries and more, visit saskatoon.ca/WasteWizard, SaskWasteReduction.ca or call 306-975-2486.

The next Household Hazardous Waste Day is Saturday, July 15

To help residents safely dispose of household hazardous materials, the City of Saskatoon coordinates regular Drop-Off Days. A temporary site is set-up at SaskTel Centre parking lot (101 - 3515 Thatcher Avenue) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.:

July 15
August 19
September 16
October 28
November 18

For information and materials accepted at Household Hazardous Waste Days, visit Saskatoon.ca/hazardouswaste.

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Media, for more information:
Brenda Wallace
Director of Environmental and Corporate Initiatives
306-975-2973