Province-Wide Household Hazardous Waste Depots Arriving

Beginning May 1, there will be more than 50 collection sites in Manitoba to recycle leftover residential household paint and burnt-out fluorescent lights (CFLs and tubes).

The Product Care Association, along with the province, announced Monday new household hazardous waste (HHW) programs.

It’s estimated that close to nine million litres of paint and over 600,000 fluorescent lights are sold in Manitoba each year. The association hopes a majority of those used items will end up at the proper collection sites.

A complete list of program products and drop-off locations will be published when the program begins next Tuesday. Further products will be added to the program on October 1.