The following items are non-collectibles and will be left at the curb if set out for regular garbage collection:

  • Needles and syringes
  • Cardboard or other recyclables mixed with waste
  • Compost placed in dark bags
  • Automobile parts including tires
  • Grease
  • Any composts mixed with the garbage
  • Overweight bags
  • Untagged bags or containers of acceptable waste over the three bag limit
  • Construction material (drywall, plaster, lumber, ceramic tile, toilets, kitchen cabinets, treated wood)
  • Hazardous materials (fluorescent bulbs, paint, anti-freeze or coolant, batteries, flammable materials)
  • Electronics (microwaves, TVs, etc.)

For information on where to drop off non-collectible items, please visit www.makethedrop.ca

The following is a list of businesses that will accept the following non-collectible items:

Batteries
Best Buy 1380 Exmouth Street 519-542-4388
Lowes 1390 Quinn Drive 519-541-2120

Building/Construction Materials
Habitat for Humanity 1787 London Line 519-339-7957
Curran Recycling 526 McGregor Sideroad 519-332-0849
Transco Recycling 387 McGregor Sideroad 519-332-4045

Cement, Concrete, Rock, Clean Soil
Curran Recycling 526 McGregor Sideroad 519-332-0849
Vozza 360 Gladwish Drive 519-337-0108

Electronics
Best Buy – 1380 Exmouth Street – 519-542-4388
Digital Friends – 1121 Evett Street – 519-344-3334
Premier Recycling – 325 Gladwish Drive – 519-337-8999
Sarnia Goodwill – 1121 Wellington Street – 519-332-0440
Sarnia Goodwill – 1294 London Road – 519-337-4220
Sarnia Goodwill – 1307 Michigan Avenue – 519-541-9273
Transco Recycling – 387 McGregor Sideroad – 519-332-4045

Fluorescent Bulbs
Clean Harbours Canada – 4090 Telfer Road, Corunna – 519-864-1021

Hazardous Waste
Clean Harbours Canada – 4090 Telfer Road, Corunna – 519-864-1021

Metal
Trijan Metals – 1275 Plank Road – 519-337-3779
Premier Recycling – 325 Gladwish Drive – 519-337-8999
Transco Recycling – 387 McGregor Sideroad – 519-332-4045

Paint Cans (latex only)
Lowes – 1390 Quinn Drive – 519-541-2120