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Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous waste is the residue of many common household hazardous products.

Hazardous waste is used oils, used oil filters, paints, aerosols, removers, glue, solvents, cleaning products, insecticides, chemical products, batteries, propane tanks, acids, and other hazardous waste.

Why recycle paint and oils?

Once in our bin, the paint is sent to the Laurentide Re/sources Inc. processing plant in Victoriaville. This plant sorts, filters and reuses the residue to make new recycled paint that is then marketed.

The recovered products, which include 100% of the containers, are then reused, recycled or recovered for energy. The metal containers are used to manufacture objects such as tools, bicycles, fire hydrants, etc. Plastic containers are used to make park benches and picnic tables.

How to dispose of the paint and oils?

  • Senneville residents can drop off paint and oil at the municipal garage during business hours: Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • In the ecocentre.

 

What types of paint are accepted?

  • Primers and paints (latex, alkyd, enamel)
  • Metal and anti-rust paints
  • Aluminum paints
  • Melamine paints
  • Interior and exterior stains
  • Wood and masonry protectors
  • Asphalt protectors (water based or latex only)
  • Varnishes
  • Shellacs (Shellac)
  • General purpose marine (boat) paints that do not contain antifouling agents
  • Protective and finishing oils
  • Aerosol paints and their containers (general purpose, industrial, artistic, wood marking)
  • Empty containers

 

What types of paints are excluded?

  • Industrial primers and paints (used by a professional, with specialized equipment, in a factory or paint shop, except for aerosol paints)
  • Road marking paints;
  • Dryfall paints;
  • Automotive paints (except automotive spray paint);
  • Paint strippers, solvents and thinners;
  • Two-component paints;
  • Paints designed for artistic use (except aerosol paint for artistic use);
  • Anti-fouling paints (or antifouling paint);
  • Wood preservatives or conservation products categorized as pesticides;
  • Grout, plaster, cements, wood plastics and specialty coatings (e.g., Stucco);
  • Adhesives and glues;
  • Roofing products;
  • Foundation, driveway and crack fillers (e.g. asphalt and tar-based coatings, crack fillers);
  • Cleaners and polishes (e.g. patio cleaner, lemon oil);
  • Unmarked or unlabeled containers;
  • Paints in glass containers.

 

How do I dispose of batteries?

  • Senneville residents can drop off batteries at the City Hall reception desk during business hours: Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • In the ecocentre.

 

What types of batteries are accepted?

  • Batteries and rechargeable batteries
  • Nickel cadium (Ni-Cd)
  • Nickel metal hybrid (Ni-MH)
  • Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
  • Nickel zinc (Ni-Zn)
  • Small sealed lead acid batteries (PPSPA)
  • Batteries and disposable batteries
  • AA, AAA, 9V, C, D and button cells

Primary lithium cells and batteries