2 Household Hazardous Waste

    January 1996

crushed or broken and mixed with other garbage then disposed of.

Disposal (house and garden pesticides)

  • Never dump leftovers onto the ground or into rivers or streams. Instead, try to use them all up or give them away.

  • Aerosol containers should never be burned or punctured. They should be disposed of in the ordinary garbage.

    Disposal (batteries)

  • Batteries used in flashlights, radios, clocks, watches, calculator contain hazardous materials, like cadmium and mercury. Save them in a sealed container for special disposal at a depot.

    Disposal (oven cleaners, toilet bowl cleaners, sink drain cleaners...acid and alkali products)

  • Leftover products should be sealed in their original containers and disposed of with your ordinary garbage.

  • Sealed empty container should also be disposed with the ordinary trash. Never reuse any container for other storage use.

    Determined to clean up this spring? This list of depots may help:

    Unfortunately, there is no one disposal depot in Bathurst which accepts all household hazardous
    • waste. A number of different depots identified by the government, however, will take different types of waste. Here is a list for Bathurst and Beresford:

      Red Pine Sanitary Landfill (Nepisiguit Chaleur Region Waste Commission)
      Waste Accepted: Domestic waste (paper, metal, glass), paint and used motor oil.

      Confidential Shredding Ltd.
      2525 St. Peter Avenue
      Phone: 546-6225
      Waste Accepted: Office paper, plastic, glass, plastic bags, and cardboard.

      R&L Garbage Services Ltd.
      Pabineau Falls
      Phone: 546-8016
      Waste Accepted: Cardboard and paper.

      Executive Recycling
      1440 Eldon Avenue
      Phone: 548-9610
      Waste Accepted: Computer, laser printer and typewriter cartridge recycling.

      Bottle Exchange Centre (Redemption Centre)
      375 St. Francis Street
      Phone: 548-9610
      Waste Accepted: Beverage containers, copper, aluminium, stainless steel, all non-ferrous metals, paper, newspaper, cardboard.

      Mario's Metals Ltd. (Redemption Centre)
      1318 Miramichi Avenue
      Phone: 546-5738
      Waste Accepted: Beverage containers, copper, aluminum, stainless steel, all non-ferrous metals, batteries.
      Beresford Recycling Ltée. (Redemption Centre)
      Industrial Park
      Phone: 542-1919
      Waste Accepted: Beverage containers, copper, aluminium,newspaper.

      Bathurst Mechanics Plus Ltée.
      RR#2 Beresford
      Phone: 546-2608
      Waste Accepted: Any metal containing iron, old car parts, construction waste.

      Recipes: Hazardous Product Alternatives

       All purpose cleaner: 1 gallon of hot water, 2/3 cup baking soda, 1/4 cup ammonia and 1/4 cup vinegar.
       Abrasive cleaner: ½ lemon dipped in borax;rinse and dry.
       Disinfectant: ½ cup white vinegar and baking soda.
       Wood polish: 1 tsp lemon oil to 1 pint mineral oil. Use toothpaste for water spots.
       Plant insecticide: Soapy dishwater in a spray bottle.

      If you would like additional information on this subject, please contact us:
      (Tel): 547-7243
      Email: bsdev@nbnet.nb.ca

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