Peterborough Household Hazardous Waste Depot

Record #: PET1314
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 27 Oct 2023


Description (Service) Household hazardous waste and electronics waste depot. Accepts a maximum of 25 gallons of material per year from homes and small businesses. No collection service provided.
  • Acceptable items include abrasive scouring powders, acids, aerosol sprays, ammonia, antifreeze, batteries (auto and household), bleach, chemical fertilizers, drain cleaners and openers, electronic items (including televisions, computers, VCR's, photocopiers, etc.), fluorescent light bulbs, gasoline/diesel fuel, herbicides, hypodermic needles (in sealed, rigid plastic containers), motor oil, oven cleaners, paints and stains, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, photographic chemicals, pool chemicals, propane cylinders, rug and upholstery cleaners, solvents and thinners, thermometers and thermostats.
  • does NOT accept ammunition, explosives, leaking containers of anything, pathological waste, PCBs, radioactive waste, smoke detectors
  • no containers over 5 gallons
  • never mix materials, please leave in original containers or place in a clearly labeled and well sealed container

Service Details

Hours Wed-Sat 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Residents and small businesses in the City of Peterborough or the County of Peterborough

Proof of residence may be required
Application Contact for details
Languages English
Fees Most materials accepted at no charge

Address and Location

Site Location Beside Materials Recycling Facility
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
400 Pido Rd
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 6X7
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Intersection Pido Rd and Neal Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-876-1600
Fax 705-876-1403
Primary Contact Karen Meekin, Waste Management Division; Phone: 705-742-7777 ext 1657; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Emterra Group; 390 Pido Rd 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 6X7

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