Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Fall Collection
The Greater Miramichi Regional Service Commission is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Fall Collection on Saturday, October 29 from 10:00am until 12:00pm at 328 Main Street in Doaktown (behind the fire hall) and from 8:00am until 12:00pm at 360 Newcastle Blvd. in Miramichi, St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Parish parking lot.
Please note that this is a residential collection. Commercial and industrial waste will not be accepted.
Household Hazardous Waste: examples of what is accepted: adhesives, aerosol cans, antifreeze coolant, automotive fluid, batteries (car and household), beauty products, bleach, butane cartridge, car care products, cleaning products, compact fluorescent light bulbs, diesel fuel, driveway sealant, ethanol, fertilizers, fluorescent tubes, flea powder, floor and furniture polish/wax, gasoline, household chemicals, herbicides, insecticides, kerosene, lighters, mercury (thermometers), metal polishes, motor oil/filters, nail polish/remover, paint and related items, pesticides, pool chemicals, propane tanks and cylinders, solvants, stain removers, stains and varnishes.
Items not accepted include: explosives, radioactive waste, PCB’s, bio hazardous waste, ammunition, tires, and sharps/syringes.
E-Waste: examples of what is accepted: desktop computers, keyboards, cables & mice, laptops and tablets, LCD & CRT monitors, digital cameras, fax machines, hard drives, desktop printers/scanners, home theatre systems, radios, speakers, telephones, televisions and receivers. Heavily soiled electronics will not be accepted. For a complete list of accepted electronics, visit www.recyclenb.com.
Items not accepted include: video game consoles and controllers, calculators, paper shredders, external router or modem, floor standing photocopier, satellite dish, washers/dryers, toasters, microwaves, vacuum cleaners, refrigerators/freezers, air conditioners and small kitchen appliances.
For more information, call the recycling hotline at 778-2278.