Household Special Waste Drop-Off

The Thames Centre Landfill is not licensed to receive or process Household Special Waste.

Residents can use the City of London's Household Special Waste Drop-off


Household Special Waste (HSW)

HSW is any material that is corrosive, flammable, ignitable, or reactive. These items need to be handled safely, kept out of the landfill, and properly managed for disposal.

HSW in the Home HSW in the Garage HSW in the Yard
  • Bleach
  • Cleansers
  • Drain cleaners
  • Flea powder
  • Medicine
  • Nail polish and remover
  • Oven cleaners
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Thermometers/thermostats
  • Compact fluorescent lights
  • Antifreeze
  • Car batteries
  • Car care products
  • Brake fluid
  • Gasoline
  • Glues
  • Motor oil
  • Paint
  • Paint thinners
  • Solvents
  • Turpentine
  • Fertilizers
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Pesticides
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane tanks and cylinders


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