Household Hazardous Waste Day

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Household Hazardous Waste Day

The Town of Gander will be hosting its Annual Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at the Elizabeth Drive – Town Square Parking Lot.

This Event is sponsored by Central NL Waste Management, and Free of Charge to Residents. For more information, contact CNWM at 651-2930, ext. 9, or visit

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Guide

  • Adhesives
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Antifreeze coolants
  • Batteries
  • Bleach
  • Chemicals
  • Cleaning products
  • Contact cement
  • Ethanol, Methanol
  • Fertilizers
  • Flea powder
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Gasoline, fuel, glue
  • Herbicides/fungicides
  • Kerosene, lighters with content, Butane
  • Medications
  • Motor oil/Filters
  • Nail polish/remover
  • Paint/Paint thinner
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane
  • Razors/straight blades
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Rust remover
  • Sealants/Solvents
  • Stains/Varnishes

What NOT to Bring

  • Ammunition
  • Asbestos
  • Biomedical Wastes
  • Commercial Wastes
  • Explosives
  • Fireworks
  • PCB’s (Industrial Products or Chemicals)
  • Smoke Alarms

Residents are reminded of the following Year-round Disposal Services:

  1. McCurdy Drive Waste Transfer Station accepts bulk materials on selected Saturdays throughout the year.
  2. Metals may be dropped off at Central Metals (1983) Ltd. during normal business hours.
  3. Good Used Furniture will be collected by Evangel Pentecostal Church. To arrange pick-up please call 256-4762.
  4. Grass and Leaves may be dropped at the community composting site located at 34 McCurdy Drive. Debris must be removed from bags or containers.
  5. Trees and Branches may be dropped at the chipping site adjacent to the Magee Road Treatment Plant.
  6. Computers and peripherals including printers and monitors, along with home or personal audio/video systems and non-cellular phones, may be dropped off at Scotia Recycling, Green Depot, located on Garrett Drive.
  7. Paint may be dropped off at a designated paint recycling location; Aylwards Home Hardware or Scotia Recycling.


For Transfer Station schedule and rates, please visit the Town of Gander website at or call the Public Works Depot at 651-5938.

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Contact Us

Questions? Concerns? Send us an email and we'll get back to you, ASAP. You can also call (709) 651-2930.