Hazardous Waste Event

The City's Household Hazardous and Special Waste event is a great way for residents to properly dispose of their household hazardous and special waste. The event will take place on Saturday, June 10, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Archie Dillon Sportsplex Parking Lot. Please note that this event is for residents only. Commercial and industrial waste will not be accepted.

The following items will be collected:

  • Paint
  • Flammable/Misc. Organics
  • Aerosols
  • Single Use Batteries
  • Single Use Propane Cylinders and Refillable Propane Tanks
  • Oxidizers
  • Pesticides
  • Antifreeze
  • Oil Filters
  • Inorganic Acids and Bases
  • Fuel and Oil
  • Pathological Waste (sharps)
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Compact Fluorescents and Fluorescent Tubes
  • Household electronics. 

This is a set-up as a drive-thru event. You will not need to leave your car. Volunteers will remove your waste and be wearing full PPE.

The City of Timmins is partnering with Recycling Rewards to increase diversion of textiles from our landfill. A Textile Collection Depot is being held during the Household Hazardous and Special Waste event on June 10, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Archie Dillon Sportsplex.

Acceptable items included clothing, fabric, footwear and linens, household items as well as damaged or ripped textiles.

For more information, please visit program http://www.recyclingrewards.com/timmins or call 1-866-927-3873.

Recycling Rewards
During the 2022 Textile Collection Depot, Recycling Rewards accepted over 2,690 lbs. of textiles. Let’s continue to keep textiles out of the landfill!

If you require further information or wish to volunteer, contact Service Timmins or call (705) 264-1331.