Household Hazardous Waste Days



What Hazardous Products Can I Bring?

General Household Materials

  • Acids (corrosives) 
  • Aerosol cans (excluding empty cans) 
  • Art supplies 
  • Batteries – Alkaline batteries manufactured before 1994 and all NiCad, button, zinc and lithium batteries 
  • Chemistry set chemicals 
  • Fiberglass resins 
  • Furniture, floor, metal polishes and strippers 
  • Hobby supplies (rubber cement, airplane glue etc.) 
  • Mercury containing devices (switches, thermostats, fluorescent lamps, compact fluorescent bulbs (energy efficient bulbs), broken fluorescent bulbs, thermometers, blood pressure equipment) 
  • Moth balls/crystals 
  • Oil paint and paint thinners, varnish, stain and shellac (no Latex Paint is allowed)  
  • Paint Strippers 
  • Photography chemicals 
  • Rug and upholstery cleaners 
  • Solvent adhesives 
  • Turpentine and other paint solvents 
  • Wood preservatives
Bathroom Products

  • Hair dye 
  • Nail polish remover 
  • Toilet cleaners

Laundry Materials

  • Brighteners 
  • Chlorine bleach 
  • Spot removers 
  • Spray starch 
  • Whiteners

Kitchen Materials

  • Drain cleaners 
  • Lighter fluids 
  • Oven cleaners
Lawn and Garden Materials

  • Cesspool cleaners (corrosives) 
  • Flammable liquids/Gasoline 
  • Flea and tick powders 
  • Fire starters 
  • Fungicides 
  • Herbicides 
  • Insecticides 
  • No-pest strips 
  • Pesticides 
  • Poisons 
  • Pool chemicals 
  • Propane tanks, empty or partially empty, up to 20 lbs*

*Additional Cost

 Automotive Products

  • Antifreeze 
  • Batteries (autos, motorcycles, etc.)* 
  • Brake fluid 
  • Carburetor cleaner 
  • Oil – used 
  • Radiator flush 
  • Solvents and degreasers 
  • Tire cleaners 
  • Transmission fluid 
  • Waste fuels (gasoline, kerosene, etc.)


Do Not Bring:

  • Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives
  • Asbestos
  • Commercial hazardous waste
  • Construction waste/building materials
  • CRT’s, CPU’s, computer monitors, television sets etc.
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Gas cylinders (other than propane)*
  • Infectious or biological wastes – medical waste can be dropped off on scheduled collection days
  • Latex Paint – dried out latex paint can be disposed of with your regular trash curbside
  • Medicines or syringes – medical waste can be dropped off on scheduled collection days
  • PCB’s
  • Radioactive materials
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Tires

Transportation Tips

  • Tighten caps and lids
  • Leave materials in original containers
  • Pad boxes with newspaper to minimize spills
  • Never mix chemicals
  • Drive directly to the Center
  • Do not smoke


*Additional Cost

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