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British Columbia

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​Paint
​Accepted Products

  • Interior and exterior: water-based (e.g. latex, acrylic) and oil-based (e.g. alkyd, enamel) consumer paint
  • Deck and floor coating (including elastomeric)
  • Varnish and urethane (single-component)
  • Concrete and masonry paint
  • Drywall paint
  • Undercoats and primers (e.g. metal, wood etc.)
  • Stucco paint
  • Marine paint (unless registered under Pest Control Products Act)
  • Wood finishing oil
  • Melamine, metal and anti-rust paint, stain and shellac
  • Swimming pool paint (single-component)
  • Stain blocking paint
  • Textured paint
  • Block filler
  • Wood preservatives (unless registered under Pest Control Act)
  • Wood, masonry, driveway sealer or water repellent (non-tar-based or bitumen based)
  • Already empty paint containers
  • Aerosol paint of all types including Automotive, Craft and Industrial
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​Oil & Antifreeze
​Accepted Products

USED OIL FLUID AND CONTAINER
  • Circulating oil
  • Hydraulic fluid 
  • Polyolester fluids 
  • Turbine oil 
  • Compressor oil 
  • Marine engine oil for vessels operating domestically 
  • Power steering fluid
  • Vegetable oil for lubrication
  • Crankcase oil (petroleum or synthetic) 
  • Mineral heat transfer fluid 
  • Refrigeration system oil 
  • Electrical insulating oil
  • Natural gas compressor oil not consumed in use 
  • Re-refined oil 
  • Engine oil 
  • Paper machine oil 
  • Synthetic crankcase oil 
  • Gear oil 

** for containers sizes 50 litres or less

OIL - CONTAINER ONLY
  • 2-cycle engine oil 
  • Agricultural spray oil
  • Anti-seize lubricant
  • Chain oil
  • Conveyer lube
  • Dedusting oil
  • Drawing, stamping and shaping oil
  • Dripless lube
  • Emulsified oil
  • Food grade white mineral oil
  • Form release oil
  • Gasoline / 2-cycle engine mixes
  • Machine tool and slideway lubricant
  • Marine cylinder oil
  • Metal working oil
  • Natural gas compressor oil consumed in use
  • Pneumatic system oil
  • Process oil
  • Quenching oil
  • Rock drill oil
  • Rustproof oil
  • Saw guide oil
  • Silicone lubricant
  • Textile oil
  • Wiring Pulling lubricant (petroleum or vegetable based)

** for containers sizes 50 litres or less


OIL FILTERS
  • Spin on or element style filter that is used in hydraulic, transmission or internal combustion engine applications including diesel fuel filter
  • Coolant filter
  • Diesel fuel filter used at retail & commercial pump islands
  • Household furnace fuel filter
  • Oil/air separator filter
  • Plastic/paper element style filter
  • Storage tank diesel fuel filter
  • Sump type automatic transmission filter
GLYCOL & ANTIFREEZE
  • Ethylene glycol engine coolant
  • Propylene glycol engine coolant

** for containers sizes 50 litres or less
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​Electronics
​Accepted Products

  • Display devices
  • Non-cellular telephones
  • Home audio/video systems
  • Desktop computers
  • Portable computers
  • Computer peripherals
  • Desktop printers
  • Personal/portable audio/video systems
  • Vehicle audio/video systems (aftermarket)
  • IT and telecom equipment
  • Musical instruments
  • Medical and monitoring equipment
  • Video gaming systems and accessories
  • Small/large battery-powered ride-on toys/micro toys/E-toys
  • Cellular devices
  • Floor-standing photocopiers/multi-function devices

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​Batteries
​Accepted Products

  • Rechargeable batteries (commonly found in cordless power tools, cordless phones, laptops, cellphones, cameras, two-way radios, biomedical equipment, etc.)
  • Single-use batteries (commonly found in remote controls, car keyless entry remotes, hearing aids, memory backup fire alarm devices, military electronics, toys, etc.)
  • Cellphones and cellphone batteries

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​Pesticides
​Accepted Products

Liquid, solid and aerosol pesticides. The maximum container size is 10 litres. The maximum aerosol container size is 680g/24oz.  Pesticides must have:
  • A Poison Symbol (skull and crossbones)
  • A Pest Control Product (PCP) number and the word ‘Domestic” on the label
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​Flammable Liquids 
(including Gasoline)
​Accepted Products

  • Gasoline, including stale or old gasoline contaminated with oil or water
  • Acetone
  • BBQ lighter fluid
  • Non-canister/non-cylinder camping fuel
  • Fondue fuel
  • Furniture stripper
  • Kerosene
  • Flammable degreasers
  • Flammable lubricants
  • Flammable liquid adhesives
  • Methanol
  • Methyl hydrate
  • Mineral spirits
  • Paint stripper
  • Paint thinners
  • Paint and varnish remover
  • Turpentine
  • Varsol
  • Other flammable solvents
** The maximum container size is 10 litres. The maximum aerosol container size is 680g/24oz.
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​Lamps & Light Bulbs
​Accepted Products

  • Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs)
  • Fluorescent tubes (straight, curved, U, circular, square, etc.
  • UV and germicidal bulbs
  • Incandescent and halogen bulbs
  • Light emitting diodes (LEDs)
  • Ultra High Performance (UHP) (replacement projector lamps)
  • High-intensity discharge (HIDs)
  • Miniature bulbs
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​Light Fixtures
​Accepted Products

  • Bike lights
  • Book lights
  • Ceiling fixtures
  • Chandeliers
  • Electric candles
  • Flashlights
  • Floor lamps 
  • Light strings (e.g. Christmas and garden lights)
  • Night lights
  • Outdoor fixtures
  • Recessed/pot lights
  • Security lights
  • Table and desk lamps
  • Wall fixtures
  • Work lights
  • Lighting ballasts and transformers
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​Smoke & CO Alarms
​Accepted Products

  • Smoke alarms
  • Carbon monoxide (CO) alarms
  • Combination smoke and CO alarms

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Major Appliances
​Accepted Products

  • Full-size refrigerators
  • Compact refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Window air conditioners
  • Portable air conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Clothes washers
  • Clothes dryers
  • Ranges
  • Range hoods & downdrafts
  • Built-in ovens
  • Built-in and over the range microwaves
  • Surface cooking units
  • Dishwashers
  • Food waste disposers
  • Trash compactors
  • Electric hot beverage dispensers
  • Electric cold beverage dispensers
Major Appliance Recycling Roundtable (MARR)
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​Electric Outdoor Power Equipment
​Accepted Products

  • Brush cutters/loppers
  • Chain saws
  • Garden shears
  • Garden sprayer/insect fogger
  • Ice drill
  • Lawn blowers/vacuums
  • Lawn scarifier/dethatcher
  • Pole chainsaw
  • Pole saw/pole pruning saw
  • Post hole digger
  • Stick edger
  • Tiller
  • Trimmers (grass, hedge etc.)
  • Split boom
  • Lawn mower
  • Snowthrower/snowblower
  • Tiller/cultivator
  • Walk behind sprayer
  • Dethatcher
  • Edger/trimmer
  • Lawn aerator
  • Mulcher
  • Pressure washer
  • Wood chipper/shredder
  • Wood splitter
  • Lawn tractor
Outdoor Power Equipment Institute of Canada (OPEIC)
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​Electric Small Appliance and Power Tools
​Accepted Products

  • Kitchen countertop – motorized appliances
  • Kitchen countertop – heating appliances
  • Kitchen countertop – heating appliances (coffee/tea)
  • Microwave ovens
  • Time measurement and display devices
  • Weight measurement
  • Garment care appliances
  • Air treatment appliances
  • Personal care appliances
  • Full-size floor cleaning appliances
  • Smaller floor/surface cleaning appliances
  • Test and measurement tools
  • Hand-held power tools
  • Bench-top, demolition, free-standing power tools
  • Sewing/textile machines
  • Exercise machines
  • Sports, leisure, arts, crafts, hobby devices
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​Tires
​Accepted Products

  • Passenger tires
  • RV tires
  • Light and medium truck tires
  • Motorcycle, turf and all-terrain vehicle tires
  • Forklift, small utility and RV trailer Tires
  • Bobcat/skid steer tires
  • Small and large agricultural tires
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Packaging and Printed Paper (PPP) Program
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