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Orange Drop & We Day

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

September 22, 2014 - If you live in Ontario, you’ve probably seen our fall promotional campaign about recycling batteries. Last year, our campaign helped to increase battery recycling by over 30%[1] and we hope to spark an even bigger change in 2014!
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The End of Summer, The Start of More Recycling!

September 11, 2014 - From the sun-soaked afternoons in the big city to the rodeos and hoedowns in the big country – the Orange Drop summer tour has been an absolute blast. We experienced a true Ontario summer as we made our way through summer festivities across the province. With breathtaking views and sunshine to spare, this was our best summer tour yet!
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Western Ontario Tests Mobile Depots for Hazardous or Special Waste

April 2, 2013 - Working with the township of Southgate in Grey County and set-up capital provided by industry stewards, Stewardship Ontario tests big mobile orange boxes in a move to make the recycling of household hazardous or special waste accessible to more communities throughout the province.
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Car Enthusiasts Recycle Antifreeze, Oil Filters and Empty Lube Oil Containers

April 2, 2013 - Ontario’s Do-it-Yourself (DIY) car enthusiasts who buy their own materials for driveway auto services can now drop off their leftover antifreeze (engine coolant), oil filters and empty engine lubricating oil containers for recycling or safe disposal at close to 600 locations across the province.
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Campers Recycle Throwaway Propane Cylinders in Parks across Ontario

April 2, 2013 - Learn how Stewardship Ontario worked with Ontario Parks to find a solution to the growing problem of single-use propane cylinders that were being left behind in our provincial playgrounds by vacationers and day trippers.
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What
Happens to
my Waste?

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

Event Calendar

Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation – Georgina Island Landfill
114 Rabbit Road, Georgina Island First Nation
October 22, 2017 10am - 2pm

Dufferin – Town of Orangeville Operations Centre
500 C Line, Orangeville
October 28, 2017 8am - 3pm

Highlands East – Tory Hill Landfill Site
19178 ON-118, Tory Hill
October 28, 2017 10am - 2pm

About Us

The five materials in the Orange Drop program are managed by Stewardship Ontario (batteries & pressurized containers) and Automotive Materials Stewardship (antifreeze, oil containers and oil filters).

Stewardship Ontario and Automotive Materials Stewardship are both not-for-profit organizations funded and governed by the industries that are the brand owners, first importers or franchisors of the products and packaging materials managed under our recycling programs.

At Orange Drop, we strive to find new ways to turn today’s waste into tomorrow’s consumer products.

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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.

  • There are drop events happening today in Port Perry, Southampton or Quinte West to bring your hazardous waste.…