What is Orange Drop?

The Orange Drop Program is a free, safe, easy way to dispose of household products that require special handling. Fully funded by industry, this network of collection sites accepts nine materials.

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Find a
Drop Site

Use our Orange Drop Locator below to find your nearest collection site to drop off household hazardous or special waste. Select your materials and enter your postal code. For information on the nine materials accepted in the Orange Drop Program go to What Can I Drop.

Step 1: What do you have?

Step 2: Where are you?

Type your postal code in the box below or search your current location using our geolocator.

Use Current Location or use my current location

Happens to
my Waste?

The Orange Drop program safely manages nine materials to end-of-life, diverting harmful substances from landfill and waterways. Many of the materials collected through the Orange Drop Program, such as paints, pressurized containers and batteries are reprocessed, refurbished or reused to make new products—easing the demand for energy and virgin resources.

Event Calendar

Rideau Lakes, Township of- Portland Transfer Station
4427 Old Kingston Rd Portland
Date of Event: April 26, 2014 Time: 9:00am-3:00pm

Quinte Waste Solutions- Picton Public Works Yard
75 1 Napanee
Date of Event: April 19, 2014   Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

Quinte Waste Solutions- Tyendinaga Municipal Office
859 Melrose Rd Shannonville
Date of Event: April 26, 2014 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

About Us

Stewardship Ontario

We’re a not-for-profit organization funded and governed by the industries that are the brand owners, first importers or manufacturers of the products and packaging materials managed under our recycling programs. We operate the Blue Box curbside recycling program for printed paper and packaging and the Orange Drop recycling and safe disposal program for hazardous or special waste.

Why Recycle

Make the Drop?

When you take your Orange Drop materials to a drop-off location you’re helping give new life to old products. You’re also disposing of potentially harmful items correctly to avoid soil contamination, water pollution and health risks.