What to do with it when you're done with it
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Recycle your Chemical cosmetics

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Chemical cosmetics


Chemical cosmetics


Chemical cosmetics such as nail polish, nail polish remover and hair dye are Household Hazardous Waste - do not place in the garbage or pour down the drain.

  • Take to the County Mobile HHW Depot
  • Take to a County Selected HHW Depot (aerosol cans only)
  • Search for other options at MaketheDrop.ca

Many empty Containers that previously contained health or beauty products are recyclable via the County Blue Box Programme. Divert from landfill - take empty aerosol cans to County Mobile HHW Depot or Selected HHW Depots.

Place non-recyclable empty containers in the garbage.

Choose from the option(s) below for more information.

Disposal Options

County Blue Box Programme - Containers
Service provided at no charge.



County Mobile HHW Depot
Residential service. Materials accepted at no charge.



County Selected HHW Depots
Residential service. Limits apply. Selected materials accepted at no charge year-round.



Make the Drop
Recycle and properly dispose of household hazardous and special waste materials. Use the database on the website to search for locations.