Toxic Waste Roundup

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Every year, the City of Lacombe offers residents the opportunity to safely dispose of household hazardous waste and unwanted electronic items at the Infrastructure Services Building (5444 - 56 Ave). These items are diverted from the landfill at no charge to residents. 

The date of this year's Toxic / Electronic Waste Roundup is September 21st, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

What can you bring to the Toxic / Electronic Waste Roundup: 

  • Latex, oil and alkyd paints
  • Wood stains, glues, thinners and solvents
  • Degreasers
  • Laundry detergents, bleach, oven cleaners and spot removers
  • Waste acids, rust removers, drain and toilet cleaners, and pool chemicals
  • Household herbicides and pesticides, lawn fertilizers, etc.
  • Car and household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs and tubes
  • Aerosol containers, household propane tanks (30lbs maximum)
  • Materials containing heavy metals such as mercury, lead or cadmium
  • Electronics including televisions, computers equipment such as monitors and keyboards, cameras, phones, VCR/DVD players, stereos and MP3 players

What you can NOT bring to the Toxic / Electronic Waste Roundup:

  • Commercial, industrial or agricultural hazardous waste
  • Biomedical waste
  • Expired medications
  • Explosives
  • Radioactive waste
  • Munitions
  • Fireworks
  • Pressurized gas cylinders (e.g. acetylene tanks)
  • Automotive fluids like motor oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, etc. (these items can be taken to the Prentiss Transfer Site)
For more information, or if you have items that you are not sure are acceptable at the Toxic/Electronics Waste Roundup, please call (403) 782-1261.

Did you know?

In 2011, the Toxic / Electronics Waste Roundup collected approximately 2,665 litres of waste paint, flammable and corrosive liquids from residents.