Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste Disposal

There are many products in our homes that contain harmful chemicals. It is important to dispose of these types of products properly for the protection of the environment and our health. 

The drop off depot is a free service to residents of the Municipality of Colchester and the Towns of Truro and Stewiacke.Depot LocationClean Harbors, 640 MacElmon Road, DebertExit 13, Highway 104 - Look for the Signs!

2016 Dates of Operation

February 6th
March 5th
April 2nd
May 7th 
June 4th
July 9th
August 6th
September 10th 
October 1st
November 5th 

Hours of Operation: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

2016 Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Events
There will be three Mobile Household Hazardous Waste events held in the Spring of 2016.  Please stayed tuned for event dates and locations! 


Household Cleaners
Pool Chemicals
Gasoline, Waste Oil,
AntifreezePropane Tanks
Household & Car Batteries
Paints, Stains & Aerosols
Acids & Bases

Not Acceptable!

Radioactive Materials
Pathological Waste
PCB'sWaste from Industrial 
Institutional or Commercial Sources Waste from outside Colchester County