Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Recycling


Household Hazardous Waste

HHW accepted year round, 6 days a week, during regular operating hours at the Public Drop Off at Crane Mountain Landfill

No Charge for HHW. Household materials only, no commercial, institutional or industrial hazardous materials are accepted.

We are now an electronics depot.  You can bring old computers, TVs, stereos along with their various attachments for recycling.  We accept all items that are part of the electronics recycling program for a full list of items visit

HHW is any harmful substance that is considered corrosive, toxic, flammable, or reactive. See the list below for examples of items you may find around your house. Please do not dispose of any hazardous items in your regular garbage or down the drain.
Directions to Crane Mountain Landfill 

Typical Household Hazardous Waste


* Leave materials in original labelled packages
* Never mix materials
* Pack items in sturdy boxes
* Staff will not empty containers for return to customer
* Only household quantities accepted. No Institutional, 
   Commercial, or Contractor waste.
*All containers must be 20L or less.

Aerosol cans (with contents)
Antifreeze coolants
Batteries (household/car)
Butane cartridge
Car care products
Cleaning products
Compact fluorescent light bulbs
Diesel fuel
Driveway sealant
Flea powder
Floor polish/wax 
Fluorescent light bulbs

Lighters (with contents)
Mercury (thermometers)
Motor oils and filters
Nail polish/remover
Oven cleaner
Paint and thinners
Pool chemicals
Propane cylinders
Propane tanks
Stains and varnishes


Not Accepted
X Explosives
X Radioactive Waste
X Bio Hazardous Waste
X Pharmaceutical Waste

Electronic Recycling

Computers, TVs, VCRs, and Other Electronics

Electronics such as TVs, VCRs, Computers and more can be recycled at our household hazardous waste depot or other  local depots such as: the ReStore on Rothesay Ave, The KV Bottle Redemption Centre, and the Golden Mile Redemption Centre on Fairville Blvd. There is no charge for this program. For more depots and a full list of acceptable items visit:

Paint, Batteries, CFLs and More

Paint Recycling

You can also bring your leftover Paint to a local Depot in your neighbourhood or to our HHW facility. For locations near you visit

Saint John: Golden Mile Redemption Centre, 35 Linton Road, or Pub's Transfer and Bottle Exchange 346 Rothesay Ave.

Quispamsis: Valley Redemption Center, 1 Market St (beside the Co-Op).

Battery Recycling

All Batteries are recyclable. Return dead batteries to the HHW Depot at Crane Mountain Landfill or to one of the following stores:

- Canadian Tire 
- Crescent Valley Resource Centre
- Best Buy
- Home Depot
- Staples

For more depots and the batteries you can take back visit


Compact fluorescent light bulbs and fluorescent tubes are accepted at our Household Hazardous Waste Facility.


 Motor Oil  & Glycol

Used motor oil and glycol (coolant), along with their empty containers, can be taken to facilities throughout the region.  These products are also accepted at the HHW Facililty at Crane Mountain. There is no charge for this program.

 To find a location near you visit UOMA


Products Covered: Oil containers of 50 L or less, Oil filters Glycol containers of 50 L or less
  Lubricating oil (engines, turbines, gears) Transmission fluid