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Household Hazardous Waste

Post Date:01/12/2017 4:03 PM

It is important to properly store and dispose of household chemicals. Chemicals should be stored out of reach of children and pets and used only as directed. Any unwanted chemicals must be disposed of properly.

The City’s Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 814 West 42nd Street, accepts:
• Motor oil
• Gasoline
• Paint
• Pesticides
• Fertilizers
• Alkaline batteries
• Cleaning products
• Drain Cleaners
• Antifreeze
• Cooking Oil

Click here for a complete list of accepted items and more information about HHW.

Certain products, such as paint, are available for free reuse by citizens and nonprofit organizations. Citizens can visit HHW Tuesdays through Friday between 1 and 5 p.m. and on Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to view available items. Beginning January 17 hours of operation will change to 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday – Friday.

Disposing of household hazardous waste into City trash containers is dangerous and illegal (Ch. 13-4-8). Illegally disposing of household hazardous waste could result in up to a $2,000 fine.

For more information, please contact Rachel Koranteng, Household Hazardous Waste Officer, 432-368-3546.

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