Acceptable Materials

Technicians trained by a licensed hazardous waste contractor review all material brought to the Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center (HHWRC). If the technician identifies a characteristic of the material that does not meet the definition of what can be managed through the HHWRC, the material will not be accepted.

  1. Accepted
  2. Restricted but Accepted
  3. Other Materials
  4. Not Acceptable

Accepted Materials

Materials that can be managed through the HHWRC include:

  • Acids
  • Adhesives
  • Aerosol cans
  • Automotive products, such as:
    • Antifreeze
    • Auto grease
    • Brake fluid
    • Gas
    • Gas mixtures
    • Used motor oil
  • Batteries
    • Automotive
    • Rechargeable (NiCad, Li-Ion, Ni-MH)
    • Single use
      • Alkaline
      • Lithium primary
  • Bleach
  • Caulks
  • Caustics
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Flares (road flares only)
  • Fungicides
  • Herbicides
  • Household cleaners
  • Kerosene
  • Lighter fluid
  • Paint products (no latex paint)
    • Oil based
    • Solvent based
    • Stain
    • Thinner
    • Varnish
  • Pesticides
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane cylinders (30 pounds or smaller)
  • Solvents