Hazardous Waste

What is Household Hazardous Waste?

Many products found in your home are potentially hazardous substances. They can poison, corrode, explode, or ignite when handled improperly. These substances are considered household hazardous waste which can threaten human and environmental health when disposed of incorrectly.

Household Hazardous Waste includes:

  • Anti-Freeze
  • Automobile Fluids
  • Batteries (Single-Use & Rechargeable)
  • Car Batteries
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Chemicals
  • Fertilizers
  • Fluorescent Tubes
  • Household Cleaners
  • Mercury Thermometers
  • Motor Oil
  • Oil Filters
  • Paint & Paint-Related Products
  • Propane Cylinders
  • Personal Care Products
  • Pesticides

It is illegal to dispose of HHW in your garbage or recycling. It must be taken to a licensed facility for treatment and recycling.

Local HHW Drop Off Locaitons