Cobequid Trail

Hazardous Waste Disposal

There are many products in our homes that contain harmful chemicals. It is important to dispose of these types of products properly for the protection of the environment and our health.  The drop off depot is a free service to residents of the Municipality of Colchester and the Towns of Truro and Stewiacke.

Depot Location

Clean Harbors, 640 MacElmon Road, Debert
Exit 13, Highway 104 - Look for the Signs!

Hours of Operation: 9am to 1pm

2020 Dates of Operation

  • February 1st
  • March 7th
  • April 4th - Cancelled
  • May 2nd - Cancelled
  • June 6th
  • July 4th
  • August 8th
  • September 12th
  • October 3rd
  • November 7th


  • Household Cleaners
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Herbicides/Pesticides
  • Gasoline, Waste Oil, Antifreeze
  • Propane Tanks
  • Household & Car Batteries
  • Paints, Stains & Aerosols
  • Acids & Bases

Not Acceptable!

  • Explosives
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Pathological Waste
  • PCB's
  • Waste from Industrial, Institutional or Commercial Sources
  • Waste from outside Colchester County
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