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Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Solid Waste Management
Lindsay Carille, Deputy Commissioner


Household Hazardous Waste and eWaste Collection events are over for 2017.
Please check back in May 2018 for event dates.

Please take note of these important details:


  • While we do our best to minimize wait times at the event, please be prepared for wait times. It takes time to unload all the materials from vehicles which can cause delays. 
  • Registration and pre-payment for all HHW events is mandatory.  
  • We must receive your $10.00 registration fee no later than the Wednesday prior to Saturday’s event.  
  • No monies will be accepted at the collection site. 


Acceptable Items:

Product Containers Marked:

“Warning”, “Hazardous”, “Flammable”, “Poisonous”, “Corrosive”

Photo chemicals, non-latex driveway sealer, pool chemicals, creosote, kerosene, flammable liquids, metal polish, turpentine, stains, varnishes, strippers, thinners, gasoline/oil mixture, brake fluid, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, chemical fertilizers, adhesives, resins, solvents, oil & lead based paints (no latex!), mercury containing devices, button cell batteries for watches & hearing aids, computer monitors, CPU’s, fax machines, printers, TV’s, stereos, telephones, lithium & sealed lead acid batteries, fluorescent tubes.

Do Not Bring:

Ammunition or explosives, asbestos products, latex driveway sealer & latex paint, building or construction debris, tires, furniture, medical waste, pharmaceuticals, propane or other flammable gas cylinders, radioactive materials, scrap metal, metal drums or empty containers, motor oil, car batteries and antifreeze, alkaline or rechargeable batteries.

  • Latex Paint - Add kitty litter or sawdust to dry out remaining paint, and then place the can in your regular trash
  • AAA, AA, C, D, 9 Volt and lantern batteries are regular household trash
  • Rechargeable Nickel Cadmium Batteries and cell phones – Bring to a drop off location at a local retailer 
  • Automotive Batteries, Motor Oil and Antifreeze - Drop off at auto centers or local repair shop.
  • Medications –  drop off locations.



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