Free service for the citizens of the Township of Harrington

A proof of residence is required to use the Ecocentre, which can be:

  • A driver’s license with picture
  • A copy of a recent lease, tax bill or hydro bill along with the driver’s license with picture


2940 Route 327 (North of Town Hall)

Schedule for the Ecocentre


8 AM to 4 PM

June: Friday and Saturday

July and August: Friday, Saturday and Monday

September to May: Saturday

The following holidays: National Patriots’ Day (Monday before May 25), Labor Day (first Monday in September) and Thanksgiving (2nd Monday in October)

Ecocentre Calendar 2021

Materials Accepted at the Ecocentre

Construction and Demolition Materials

  • Wood
  • Gypsum
  • Metal
  • Non recyclable dry materials
  • Concrete, brick, stone and cement
  • Asphalt shingles
  • Sanitary appliances (bath, shower, toilet, sink)

Electrical and Electronic Appliances

  • Small appliances
  • Small electrical appliances
  • Televisions / radios / video or dvd players
  • Computers / peripherals
  • Stoves
  • Dishwashers
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Air conditioners / dehumidifiers
  • Washers / dryers

Recyclable Materials

  • Paper and cardboard
  • Glass jars and containers
  • Plastic
  • Metal

Dangerous Household Residue (DHR)

  • Tires without rims
  • Vehicle batteries
  • Paint, varnish and solvents
  • Used motor oil (in small containers)
  • Cellular phones
  • Oxidants
  • Propane tanks
  • Pesticides and fertilizers
  • Ink cartridges
  • Cleaning products
  • Compact fluorescent lightbulbs / Fluorescent tubes (4 and 8 feet)
  • Thermometers
  • Domestic fire extinguishers
  • Alakaline and rechargeable batteries
  • Empty paint containers

Furniture and Mattresses

Boats and Trailers less than 20 feet

Materials Refused at the Ecocentre
  • Construction materials in large quantities (trailer over 8′ x 4′ x 2′)
  • Wood coated with creosote or tar
  • Asbestos shingles
  • Insulation products
  • Window glass, mirrors and dishware
  • Contaminated earth and soil
  • Hazardous residues of commercial origin
  • Syringes, needles and medication
  • Domestic waste
  • Animal carcasses
  • BCP and cyanide
  • Biomedical waste
  • Weapons, explosives, ammunition and fireworks
  • Non-standard tires (tractor and large vehicles)