Household Hazardous Waste

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Household Hazardous Waste

Typical household hazardous products include:

  • pesticides
  • automotive fluids (i.e. gasoline, motor oil, antifreeze)
  • home improvement products (varnish, stain, paint thinner, paint stripper, adhesives)
  • cleaning products (drain cleaner, ammonia, bleach) 
  • lawn and pool chemicals

 

Latex Paint

Latex paint is not hazardous and can be disposed without the use of a hazardous waste drop-off program. See this link for more information about latex paint disposal.

How to Dispose of Hazardous Products

Year round outlets (Recycling & Reuse Outlets Page) may be available for some of your material. Items may also be taken to a local household hazardous waste company for recycling.

To locate a local household hazardous waste company that will accept items for recycling, click here.

Why should I properly store and dispose of hazardous products?

Household hazardous products pose a threat when improperly stored or disposed. The average home contains 60 to 100 pounds of hazardous chemicals.

  • Household poisonings are the second leading cause of death related to injury in Hamilton County (tied with firearms).
  • Throwing away hazardous waste in your garbage can injure your waste collector when hazardous waste reacts with other materials in the garbage truck.
  • Dumping hazardous waste down the drain interferes with the wastewater treatment process.

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