Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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2021 HHWD - COVID-19 MEASURES IN PLACE

2021's SECOND Household Hazardous Waste Day will be held Thursday October 14th from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Innovation Credit Union iplex southeast lower level parking lot.

In keeping with COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions: Please stay in your vehicle when arriving on site; an attendant will unload your items for you.  

We collect and recycle household hazardous waste materials from residents of Swift Current. This service is for residential items only - commercial or agricultural products are NOT accepted. 

Thank you Swift Current residents for your participation. 

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a business owner requiring hazardous waste material management, Tervita accepts and collects commercial (and household) materials year-round. 


Household Hazardous Waste Guidelines:

Please ensure containers are labelled to determine their contents. The following hazardous waste products are accepted:

  • Aerosols - hair spray, insect repellent, lubricant spray, furniture cleaner.
  • Automotive - used engine oil, used engine oil filters, antifreeze, batteries, carburetor cleaners, oil fuel, windshield cleaner.(Oil, antifreeze, filters and containers are accepted at Tune-A-Matic year round at no charge)  
  • Batteries - automotive, cellphone batteries, dry-cell, NiCad, lithium, alkali, lead-acid. (City Recycle Depot also accepts household and automotive batteries year-round)  
  • Cleaners - oven cleaner, glass cleaner, spot remover, disinfectants, car wax.
  • Corrosives - drain cleaner, engine degreaser, ammonia, battery acid, sulfuric acid.
  • Fuels - gasoline, diesel, kerosene, lamp oil, oil/gas mixture.
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs - fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescent lights (CFL's).
  • Oxidizers - chlorine, bleach, pool chemicals, fertilizers, hydrogen peroxide, septic tank chemicals.
  • Paint -also accepted at SARCAN year-round at no charge
  • Poisons - herbicides, lawn and garden chemicals, rodent poison, insecticides.
  • Propane Cylinders - barbeque cylinders, camp cylinders
  • Pharmaceuticals - Unused and expired prescription drugs. Accepted by most local pharmacies year-round. 
  • Solvent - paint thinner, acetone, varsol, alcohol, benzene, xylene, naphtha

    If you're wondering where to drop off items that are not hazardous, try this tool: http://www.saskwastereduction.ca/