Household special waste (HSW) are items that are corrosive, flammable, ignitable or ractive such as paint, batteries and compact fluorescent bulbs. These items should not be placed with your regular garbage due to the negative impact to th eenvironment if placed directly into a landfill. A common list of HSW includes:
All residents of Middlesex County can dispose of their special waster at the City of London Household Waste Drop-off Depot at:
3502 Manning Drive, London
Reminder – Your local electronic stores accept used electronic devices to be disposed of properly.
Ministry of Natural Resources - working to promote healthy, sustainable ecosystems and conserve biodiversity (the variety of life on Earth). We conduct scientific research and apply the findings to develop effective resource management policies. The Ministry of Natural Resources also manages Ontario’s Crown land, promotes economic opportunities in the resource sector and enhances opportunities for outdoor recreation.
Ontario Weeds - Designed to be an ever-growing knowledge base of weed information. Combining biological and identifying characteristics of top interfering species along with new emerging research articles, media, and control options, ontarioweeds.com provides the tools to make informed risk-reducing weed control decisions
Clean Water Program - Offering technical and financial assistance to improve and protect water quality on your farm. Funded by your local municipality, and delivered by your local Conservation Authority.
Do What You Can – Please consider the environment when you dispose of used electronics and hazardous household materials. This page is designed to help you find local approved recycling centres and select from a rapidly expanding roster of municipal, retail and other ‘take-back’ partners.
Noxious Weeds in Ontario - OMAFRA (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs) provides information and links about noxious weeds.