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​Paint
​Accepted Products

Maximum container size is 25 litres for paint and 680g / 24oz for paint aerosols.
  • Interior and exterior: water-based (e.g. latex, acrylic) and oil-based (e.g. alkyd, enamel) 
  • Empty paint cans – metal or plastic
  • Deck, porch 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)
  • Aerosol paint of all types including Automotive, Craft and Industrial

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​Electronics
​Accepted Products

  • Desktop computers
  • Portable computers
  • Display devices
  • Desktop printers
  • Computer peripherals
  • Personal/portable audio/video
  • Home audio/video systems
  • Home theatre in box
  • Vehicle audio/video systems
  • Non-cellular telephones and answering machines
  • Cellular devices and pagers
  • Countertop microwave ovens (effective January 1, 2020)​
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Tires
​Accepted Products

  • All passenger tires and light truck tires (including all on-road motorcycle, camper and trailer tires)
  • Highway truck, tractor, and trailer tires not exceeding 24.5 inches​
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Oil
​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
  • Natural gas compressor oil not consumed in use
  • Re-refined oil
  • Engine oil
  • Paper machine oil
  • Synthetic crankcase oil
  • Gear oil
  • Petroleum crankcase oil
  • Transmission fluid

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)

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

AEROSOL CONTAINER
  • Aerosol propelled lubricant
  • Aerosol brake cleaner​
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