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Household Hazardous Waste

To help protect our environment, hazardous products cannot be disposed of in regular garbage – they require special disposal at the Yarmouth County Solid Waste Park. A product is considered household hazardous waste (HHW) if it bears one of the symbols shown here:

hazardHHW Only

Or if words such as Danger, Poisonous, Caution, or Warning appear on the label. Some examples are:

  • large propane tanks
  • motor oil and other automotive fluids
  • pool chemicals
  • pesticides

Note: empty, dry paint cans can go in the garbage, with covers removed.

Please drop off these products at our permanent household hazardous waste depot at:

Yarmouth County Solid Waste Park
1932 Hardscratch Road
8AM-4PM Mon–Fri
9AM-3PM Sat

Check My Waste App

Looking for an easier way to manage your household waste? Download the free Waste Check My Waste smartphone app:

pdf Waste Separation Guide 2014 (575 KB)

pdf Special Waste Cleanup (655 KB)

Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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