The City of Swift Current is pleased to announce the first of this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days at the Innovation Credit Union iplex parking lot on Tuesday, May 31, from 1-7 p.m.
The collection area at the Innovation Credit Union iplex parking lot is in the lower lot, in the southeast corner. Residents are asked to stay in their vehicle and wait for an attendant to assist them. Attendants will unload the items for collection.
All materials must be labelled. A complete list of acceptable hazardous household items is provided on the City website at http://www.swiftcurrent.ca/hhwd which include:
Solvents, corrosives, oxidizers
Fluorescent light bulbs
Batteries (also accepted at the City Recycle Depot year-round)
Paint (also accepted at SARCAN year-round)
Automotive materials (oil, antifreeze, filters, and containers also accepted at Tune-A-Matic year-round)
Pharmaceuticals (also accepted at local pharmacies)
To find out where to drop off items that are not hazardous, please try this tool: http://www.saskwastereduction.ca
The Household Hazardous Waste Day is open to materials from households only. Commercial and agricultural materials will not be accepted with this program. The next HHWD event is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, October 5th; more information will become available as the date approaches.