Household Hazardous Waste
The region’s household hazardous waste facilities accept a variety of chemicals, as well as batteries and fluorescent light bulbs and tubes.
Accepted at household hazardous waste facilities
- Antifreeze and motor oil
- Drain openers
- Hobby chemicals
- Cleaning products
- Paint thinners
- Pool and spa supplies
- Batteries - alkaline, button, rechargeable and vehicle batteries
- Vehicle batteries
- Oil-based paint
- Propane tanks
- Wood preservatives
- Glues and adhesives
- Fluorescent light bulbs and tubes (also accepted at many retail stores)
- Mercury-containing thermometers and thermostats
- Business hazardous waste (some restrictions)
Look up where it goes to find instructions for how to dispose of other special items.
Determine if a product is hazardous:
- Hazardous products are usually labeled Danger, Poison, Caution or Warning.
- See the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program for information on determining which products are hazardous and how to use and dispose of these products safely.
- You may also be able to contact the manufacturer for more health and safety information.