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Where can I return defective products or end-of-life items?

 

1. Directory of accepted/refused materials for the various material collections

 

The research tool Ça va où?  (in French) by RECYC-QUÉBEC allows you to search by material type and to find out where it has to be disposed.

 

2. Other drop-off points by type of material

 

Lightbulbs and Lamps

 

Corks

 

Ink cartridges

 

Appliances

 

Electronics (laptops and computers, digital tablets, keyboards, mouses, routers/modems, cables)

 

Toys

 

Books and magazines

  • Local libraries (books)

  • Primary schools and high schools

  • Senior residences (magazines)

 

Eyeglasses

 

Mattresses and bedbases

 

Medication (expired or not)

  • Drugstores (Jean Coutu, Pharmaprix, Uniprix, Familiprix, Proxim, etc.)

 

Furniture

 

Paints, varnishes, dyes, aerosols and paint containers

 

Cells and batteries

 

Plastic #6 (expanded polystyrene, styrofoam)

  • Ecocentre (Lasalle & St. Laurent) (in French)

 

Cell phones

 

Textiles  (clothes that cannot be worn anymore/punctured/stained)

  • Textil’art (Laval-based business for social reintegration - they produce crafted rags) (in French)

 

Bikes

 

Clothes

 

Cars (used engine oil, antifreeze tanks, filters, empty oil containers, aerosol containers)

  • Local garage

  • To find the closest drop-off points : SOGHU

  • Ecocentre

  • ARPAC (Association of Auto Parts Recyclers)

 

3. Hazardous Household Waste

 

Twice a year, in May and September, the City of Laval organizes a collection of hazardous household waste for citizens only, in order to avoid that dangerous products such as leftover paint, old medicine, batteries, electronic products, etc., end up in landfills. Check out the City of Laval’s website to find out more about these collections (in French).

 

4. Building Materials

 

Dry materials (construction or renovation debris, lold appliances tree stumps and trunks, etc., are recoverable. You may get rid of them in a safe and fitting way by using receiving areas of dry materials offered by the City of Laval.

We invite you to browse through the City of Laval’s website in order to find out more about the list of accepted and refused materials and on how to dispose of them.

 

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