Household hazardous waste: Ottawa cleans up

Household_Hazardous_WasteThe City of Ottawa has set up a special, one day only, drop off depot, where people can bring their household hazardous waste. The timing — on a Sunday, the last day of May — is perfect, as everyone will have been doing spring cleaning, and finding old paint cans, propane tanks, and electronic junk to get rid of. I thought it was rush hour traffic, there were so many cars crawling along waiting to get to the drop off. Ottawans have enough of an environmental consciousness to know that none of this hazardous waste belongs in the landfill, and that’s why participation in the city’s special event was enthusiastic.