Peterborough Household Hazardous Waste Depot

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 May-Sep: Wed, Thu 8 am-6 pm * Fri, Sat 8 am-2 pm * Oct-Apr: 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 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, City of Peterborough; Phone: 705-742-7777 ext 1657; Email:
Alternate Contact Shaun Bishop, Administrative Supervisor; Health and Safety Coordinator, Emterra Group; Phone: 705-876-0461
Mailing Address c/o Emterra Group 
390 Pido Rd 
Peterborough, ON K9J 6X7