Services to citizens
Each of us generates waste, and we have a responsibility to dispose of it properly. In this section, you will find all the information related to various collections.
- Household garbage (waste) collection occurs once a week (Wednesday);
- Recyclable material collections take place every second Monday of each month.
Garbage should be placed by the roadside the night before collection and before 6 a.m. on the collection day. Also, please note that garbage and recycling should not be placed near mailboxes.
Hazardous Household Waste (HHW)
The disposal site for paints, oils, and hazardous household waste is located at:
If you are unsure whether a product is accepted by your municipality, please call the Haut-Saint-Laurent MRC at 450 -264-5411.
- Either in retail stores (containers of 100 ml and more);
- Or in wholesale stores (containers of 170 litres and more for architectural finishes only).
- Primers and paints (latex, alkyd, enamel, or others);
- Metal or rustproof paints (auto);
- Aluminum paints;
- Wood treatment products (preservatives) or masonry treatment products (including acrylic sealants for driveways);
- Traffic paints (those available in retail stores);
- Aerosol paints.
- Paints designed for artistic use;
- Primers and paints for industrial use;
- Traffic paints;
- Paint thinners.
Used Engine Oils, Oil Filters, and Empty Oil Containers
These products must be brought in closed containers, which can be their original containers, windshield washer containers, or any other containers of up to 20 litres with a sealed lid that prevents spills. Please note that you must deposit your oils with the containers because the Municipality cannot transfer them.
- Any synthetic or mineral engine oil in aerosol or liquid form;
- Oil filters;
- Empty containers.
- Used vegetable oils;
- Heating oils;
- Lamp oils.
The agricultural plastic recycling project at the municipal garage takes place monthly, every second Wednesday of the month. Large plastic bags are available on-site for farmers to use, covering the four types of recyclable plastic.