The City of Swift Current is pleased to announce Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day at the Innovation Credit Union iPlex parking lot on Tuesday, June 8th, 2021, from 2-8 p.m., with physical distancing precautions in place.
The collection area at the Innovation Credit Union iPlex parking lot is in the lower lot, in the Southeast corner. In keeping with COVID-19 restrictions, residents are required 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. Please take note of a few changes from previous Household Hazardous Waste events. A complete list of acceptable hazardous household items is provided on the City website at http://www.swiftcurrent.ca/hhwd, which include:
â€¢Solvents, corrosives, oxidizers
â€¢Pesticides (including herbicides)
â€¢Fluorescent light bulbs
â€¢Batteries (also accepted at the City Recycle Depot year-round)
â€¢Old paint (also accepted at SARCAN year-round)
â€¢Automotive materials (oil, antifreeze, filters and containers â€” also accepted at Tune-A-Matic year-round)
â€¢Pharmaceuticals (also accepted at local pharmacies for safe disposal)
To find out where to drop off items that are not hazardous, 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.