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How to Sort Your Waste


What Do I Do With...?


Rechargeable Batteries:

This item is considered household hazardous waste (HHW). Use all of the product for its intended use. HHW MUST NOT be included in your residential curbside garbage, recycling collection, placed at the curb or poured down the drain. HHW, if not disposed of properly, can be harmful to people, animals, and the environment.

Take this item in its original container to a Household Hazardous Waste Depot at your local Community Recycling Centre (CRC) for proper disposal, free of charge. Empty metal containers can be placed in the recycling bin at your local CRC (not in your residential recycling collection). Empty plastic containers should be placed in the garbage. Note: Maximum 80 litres per day and/or 40 fluorescent bulbs and ballasts per day allowed. For CRC locations, visit Community Recycling Centres.

Note: Businesses with hazardous waste must complete a registration process first in order to utilize Peel HHW Depots. Visit Business Hazardous Waste .

For more information about mercury waste, visit

For other ways to properly dispose of your HHW visit 'Make the Drop' or Ontario Healthsteward

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