Proper HHW Management Protects
Public Health and the Environment

Many common products are hazardous because they contain chemicals that are toxic, corrosive, flammable or reactive. Improper disposal (pouring down the drain, on the ground, into storm sewers, or in some cases putting them out with the trash) can harm the environment and a pose a threat to human health.  

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Holiday hours

Change is upon us!

We will be closed from

December 15th - January 31st

for the holidays in December and a new contractor starting the first of the new year!

If you have questions or concerns, please contact us

 

HHW Recycling Tips

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How to Prepare HHW for Transport

 

  • Pack waste carefully in a box or plastic storage container to prevent spillage during transport
  • Do not mix chemicals! Arrange similar chemicals together when packing your car. Put pesticides together, solvents together, paints together in their own boxes
  •  Make sure chemicals are not leaking and lids are tightly sealed. If they are not sealed, place them in a separate container for transport
  • Keep products in their original container. Label materials that are not in their original container. If you do not know what the substance is, transport it in its own box and let us know it is an unknown substance
  • Place your box of household hazardous waste in the trunk of your car or in the bed of your truck
  • Drive directly to the HHW disposal site carefully and let staffed personnel unload your chemicals once you arrive