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Household Hazardous Waste


Household hazardous waste can be brought to the Solid Waste Facility and disposed of for a small fee. The disposal fee depends on the material, please call for more information.  Commercial hazardous waste is not accepted at the Solid Waste Facility.

The City wants you to properly dispose of these materials. Please take advantage of this service.

Household Hazardous Wastes include:

  • Batteries
  • Some paints
  • Solvents
  • Oils
  • Chemicals
  • Oil Tanks
  • Animal waste
  • Propane tanks

Household Hazardous Waste Day

The City will no longer hold Household Hazardous Waste Day as residential hazardous waste is accepted everyday at the Solid Waste Facility. Please ensure to drop off any hazardous waste into the appropriate designated areas.

For more information, please call the City at (867) 669-3406 or email the Solid Waste Facility.



Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Manager - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699