Household Hazardous Waste Collection April 28

The City of Westmount doesn’t have a permanent household hazardous waste facility, but it coordinates special collections twice a year with the City of Montreal to ensure the proper treatment of this type of waste. On Sunday, April 28, the collection of household hazardous waste will take place between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in the Westmount Public Library parking lot at 4574 Sherbrooke Street West. Please refer to the following table for the materials that will be accepted for this collection.

ACCEPTED MATERIALS

REFUSED MATERIALS

  • paint (latex, alkyds, enamel)
  • solvents
  • cleaners and household products
  • pesticides and fertilizers
  • batteries (dry-cell and car batteries)
  • batteries d’auto (acide/plomb)
  • antifreeze
  • motor oil, empty containers and filters
  • nail polish
  • aerosol cans
  • fluorescent tubes lights and CFLs
  • swimming pool chemicals
  • propane tanks
  • anything marked corrosive, reactive or flammable
  • appliances
  • asbestos
  • tires
  • CFCs and all commercial waste
  • biomedical waste
  • radioactive waste
  • firearms and ammunition
  • fireworks and road flares
  • medication
  • products containing PCBs
  • individual containers of more
    than 20 L (5 gal.)

The same day, electronic waste and used clothing will also be collected by EPRA-Quebec’s Recycle my electronics program and by the Salvation Army.

Household hazardous waste is also accepted at all times in the various ecocentres of the City of Montreal as well as at certain retailers. Click here for more details.

For more information, contact 514-989-5390 or environment@westmount.org.