Eligible Orange Drop Materials and Programs (MHSW)
- Depots & events
Antifreeze, oil containers and oil filters are now managed by Automotive Materials Stewardship (AMS).
As per Ministerial direction, Stewardship Ontario is to wind up the Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste (MHSW) Program on June 30, 2021. Upon wind up, materials collected under the MHSW program will be managed according to an individual producer responsibility framework under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016.
The program for single-use batteries wound up on June 30, 2020. Stewards and service providers who have participated in the single-use battery program should visit StewardshipOntario.ca/MHSW-WindUp for information on remaining reporting obligations and final program wind up steps.
For information related to the new single-use battery framework and regulations, please visit the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority’s website.