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Waste Diversion Act, 2002
Loi de 2002 sur le réacheminement des déchets

ONTARIO REGULATION 542/06

MUNICIPAL HAZARDOUS OR SPECIAL WASTE

Historical version for the period December 11, 2006 to February 19, 2008.

No amendments.

This Regulation is made in English only.

Interpretation

1. (1) In this Regulation,

“lubricating oil” means petroleum-derived or synthetic crankcase oil, engine oil, hydraulic fluid, transmission fluid, gear oil, heat transfer fluid, or other oil or fluid used for lubricating machinery or equipment;

“municipal hazardous or special waste” means, subject to subsection (2), waste that consists of municipal hazardous waste or municipal special waste, or any combination of them, whether or not the waste is owned, controlled or managed by a municipality;

“municipal hazardous waste” means waste that consists of any of the following materials, or any combination of them, whether or not the waste is owned, controlled or managed by a municipality:

(a) corrosive products, flammable products or toxic products, as those terms are defined in the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 made under the Hazardous Products Act (Canada), if the sale of the product is permitted only if the container of the product displays information required by those regulations,

(b) containers that display information that is required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 made under the Hazardous Products Act (Canada) for containers that contain corrosive products, flammable products or toxic products, as those terms are defined in those regulations,

(c) flammable hazards, corrosive hazards or toxicity hazards, as those terms are described in Clause 4 of CSA Standard Z752-03, “Definition of Household Hazardous Waste”, published in September 2003 by Canadian Standards Association, if the hazard is defined by Clause 7 of that Standard as a household waste that shall not be disposed of in one or more systems within the regular domestic waste stream because of significant risks posed to humans or the environment,

(d) corrosive waste, as defined in Regulation 347 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 (General — Waste Management) made under the Environmental Protection Act,

(e) ignitable waste, as defined in Regulation 347 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990,

(f) leachate toxic waste, as defined in Regulation 347 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990,

(g) reactive waste, as defined in Regulation 347 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990,

(h) containers that contain anything referred to in clause (c), (d), (e), (f) or (g);

“municipal special waste” means waste that consists of any of the following materials, or any combination of them, whether or not the waste is owned, controlled or managed by a municipality:

(a) batteries,

(b) pressurized containers,

(c) aerosol containers,

(d) portable fire extinguishers,

(e) fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides or pesticides, and containers in which they are contained,

(f) paints and coatings, and containers in which they are contained,

(g) containers that have a capacity of 30 litres or less and that were manufactured and used for the purpose of containing lubricating oil,

(h) oil filters, after they have been used for their intended purpose,

(i) fluorescent light bulbs or tubes,

(j) pharmaceuticals,

(k) sharps, including syringes,

(l) switches that contain mercury,

(m) thermostats, thermometers, barometers or other measuring devices, if the thermostats, thermometers, barometers, or other measuring devices contain mercury,

(n) antifreeze, and containers in which it is contained,

(o) solvents, and containers in which they are contained;

“oil filter” means a spin-on filter or element-style filter that has been used to filter lubricating oil, but does not include a filter with no significant metal content. O. Reg. 542/06, s. 1 (1).

(2) For the purpose of this Regulation, used or unused lubricating oil is not municipal hazardous or special waste. O. Reg. 542/06, s. 1 (2).

Designation

2. Municipal hazardous or special waste is prescribed as a designated waste for the purposes of the Act. O. Reg. 542/06, s. 2.