Western Valley Regional Service Commission
3143 Main St., Unit 2
Household Hazardous Waste
Many products we use are considered hazardous waste because they contain corrosive, toxic, flammable ingredients, or materials that react in harmful ways when combined with other materials. These products require special care when being disposed of. Once a year the Regional Service Commission holds a Household Hazardous Waste day where residents can safely and responsibly dispose of these items.
If a products label indicates that it is toxic, corrosive or flammable or indicates caution or warning messages then the products should be treated with care when in use and at time of disposal. Examples can include:
- Stains & varnishes
- Pesticides & herbicides
- Cleaning products
- Fluorescent light bulbs
- Propane tanks and cylinders
- Mercury thermometers
- Pool chemicals
- Drain and oven cleaners
- Upholstery cleaners
These items should never be poured down drains, buried, burned or placed with your regular waste.
The annual Household Hazardous Waste drop-off service is offered free of charge to all residents thanks to support from the Environmental Trust Fund. During these events industrial, commercial or institutional hazardous waste will not be accepted.
Information on hazardous waste day is updated annually on our website above.
Since 2001 the Western Valley residents have had access to recycling via our blue depot bins located throughout the region. This service requires that residents transport their recyclables and deposit them sorted into the bins. For a complete list of the bin locations please check our website or give our office a call.
Recycle NB is a non-profit organization which oversees many of the provincial diversion programs such has paint, tire, oil and electronics recycling. Drop-off depots for theses items are available year-round. Visit their website for more information and drop-off locations.
We thank-you and appreciate your participation in all of these initiatives that extend the lives of our landfills and help protect the environment.