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.

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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

Toronto, City Of – Birchmount Community Centre
93 Birchmount Rd (at Kingston Rd), Scarborough Toronto, ON M1N 3J6
Date of Event: May 28, 2015 Time of Event: 4:00-8:00pm

Terrace Bay, Township Of – Tourism Information Centre
1008 Highway #17, Terrace Bay Terrace Bay, ON P0T 2W0
Date of Event: May 30, 2015 Time of Event: 11am - 2pm

Toronto, City Of – Etobicoke Civic Centre
Behind city building (off The West Mall, south of Burnhamthorpe Rd), Etobicoke Toronto, ON M9C 2B3
Date of Event: May 30, 2015 Time of Event: 10:00am-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.


Orange Drop & We Day
Blog Post

September 29, 2014 - Orange Drop is excited to announce that we’ll be taking part in We Day on October 2, 2014.

  • Recycling Tip: Keep a list of Orange Drop materials on your fridge to be sure none of these materials end up in the trash or Blue Box.