Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

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Listed below are areas of a household and the types of chemicals that may be found there:

Garage: degreasers, gasoline, kerosene, mineral spirits, paint strippers, paint thinners, solvents, turpentine, wood preservatives, etc…

GardenShed: fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides, etc…

General Household: bleach, charcoal lighter, cleaning chemicals, drain cleaners, fish chemicals, flammable liquids, floor/furniture polish, mercury thermometers, moth balls, pet flea shampoos, photo chemicals, rug shampoo, spot removers, etc…

Listed below are items that can be taken to the Transfer Station Recycling Center on the Sherwood Island Connector during normal operating hours:

  • antifreeze
  • batteries (any type)
  • fluorescent bulbs
  • Latex Paint, oil-based paints, primers, sealers, stains, varnish and shellac 
  • motor oil
  • electronics

NOT ACCEPTABLE — propane tanksammunition, explosives, fireworks, flares, commercial waste.

See the current schedule of Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days