Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste

A product is considered Household hazardous waste (HHW) if it bears one of the symbols shown here, or if words such as Danger, Poisonous, Caution, or Warning appear on the label. Hazardous products cannot be disposed of in regular garbage, they require special disposal. Some examples are:

  • Large Propane tanks
  • Motor oil & other automotive fluids
  • Pool chemicals
  • Pesticides

Note: empty, dry paint cans should be placed next to your clear garbage bag with covers removed. Please place covers inside your clear bag for garbage.

A product is considered a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) if it has one of the following symbols or it is has words such as Danger, Poisonous, Caution or Warning on the label.

corrosive explosive flammable poison
Corrosive Explosive Flammable Toxic

Yarmouth County HHW Depot
1932 Hardscratch Road - 742-5852 Hours: 8am - 4pm (Mon-Fri) and 9am – 3pm (Sat)

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