hazardous waste

The final Household Hazardous Waste Day Collection event of 2021 will take place this Saturday, October 16, 2021.

Saturday’s Household Hazardous Waste Event will take place at the Public Works building, located at 1900 20th Street East Owen Sound and operate from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Residents are encouraged to print and complete the Hazardous Waste Report Form and bring this form with them when they come to the event. The form can be found at owensound.ca/wastemanagement.

Please note that the following materials are not accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Events:

Infectious wastes (such as syringes)
Radioactive wastes
Explosives (ammunition, flares, gun powder)
Unidentified waste (unlabelled items)
Improperly contained waste (compromised containers, missing lids, leaking materials)

The City is unable to accept material generated by farms, industrial, commercial, and institutional sources.

The City of Owen Sound is prohibited by law from accepting hazardous waste at any other time other than the Household Hazardous Waste Events scheduled. The event is open to residents of the City of Owen Sound; Municipality of Chatsworth; Municipality of Meaford; Municipality of Georgian Bluffs; Municipality of West Grey; and Municipality of Grey Highlands

All residents attending the Household Hazardous Waste Event must bring valid ID indicating their home address from the municipalities listed above.

source: media release, City of Owen Sound