Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste Collections sponsored by the MDC

What Can I Bring?

Many common materials found in your home are classified as hazardous and should never be placed in your trash or rinsed down the drain.  If you don't intend to use something on this list, bring it to a household hazardous waste collection for proper disposal.  See a list of commonly accepted items below.

Garage and Workshop

Alkaline, lithium and rechargeable batteries
Brake and transmission fluid
Fluorescent and energy-efficient bulbs
Gasoline and diesel fuel
Kerosene and No. 2 fuel oil
Mercury thermostats, thermometers and switches
Oil based paints
Paint strippers/thinners and turpentine

Kitchen and Sink

Aerosol cans
Floor care products
Oven and drain cleaners
Wood and metal polishes

Yard and Hobby

Adhesives, epoxy products and glues
Artists paints
Charcoal lighter fluid
Cleaning solvents
Fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides

Moth balls
Photographic chemicals
Pool chemicals
Wood preservatives

For addtional information, call the MDC hotline at (860) 278-3809