Acceptable Household Hazardous Waste items include:
- Auto related fluids
-Antifreeze, brake/transmission/power steering fluids, degreasers, gasoline/diesel fuel/additives, used oil (up to 5 gallons total)
- Vehicle batteries
- Rechargeable batteries only
-Regular alkaline batteries are non-hazardous and may be placed in the trash.
-Computers, stereos, audio equipment, televisions
- Household appliances
-With refrigerant; refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, window air conditioners
-Without refrigerant; stoves, dishwashers, washers, dryers, water heaters, microwaves, evaporative coolers
- Fire extinguishers
- Propane gas cylinders (5lbs or 1lb)
- Pool chemicals
-Chlorine tabs do not go bad, if you no longer have a pool, offer items to a friend, relative or neighbor.
- Paint (no more than 10 gallons total)
-Oil based paint, solvents, adhesives, spray paint (throw out empty containers in the garbage.)
-Latex paint: Most common latex paint is non-hazardous – you can remove the lid to dry out, once it is solid you can place it in your trash. You can also add a solidifier to latex paint, such as kitty litter. Once it is solid you can place it in your trash. Please dispose of latex paint quantities less than one gallon in the garbage.
-You may also try to donate any good paint to some community or nonprofit groups, friends, neighbors, relatives, etc…
-All empty or dried out paint cans/containers can be placed in your trash.
- Tires up to 5 (Oversized tires are not accepted)
Please do not bring non-hazardous products to the HHW events, for example; shampoo, lotions, dish soap, etc... Non-hazardous items can be placed in your trash.(Or try to find a friend, relative or neighbor that can use them.)
Plastic bags and shredded paper should NOT be brought to the HHW events.
- Clean plastic bags of any kind can be taken to most grocery stores and placed in the Bag Central Station plastic bag recycling containers.
- Shredded paper can be placed in a clear plastic bag and placed in your recycle (blue) can.
NOTE: Non-hazardous materials brought, in error, to events will be sorted and disposed of as municipal solid waste. In addition, latex paint containers containing small amounts of less than one gallon will be disposed of in the same manner.
Remember - Reduce - Reuse - Recycle