This year's Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day has come and gone, but you have options for properly disposing of hazardous waste, electronics, and appliances year-round.
Household Hazardous Waste such as aerosols, auto batteries, cleaners, fire extinguishers, fluorescent bulbs/tubes, gasoline, lawn chemicals, paint, pesticides, propane cylinders, rechargeable batteries, thermostats, used oil/filters, and most products labeled dangerous, corrosive, flammable, poison, or combustible.
Electronics such as televisions, VCRs, DVD players, computers, computer monitors, printers, computer accessories, stereos, digital cameras, fax equipment, electronic gaming systems, cell phones and other miscellaneous electronic devices. TV's and computer monitors will be $10 each to recycle.
Misc. Electric Household Items such as vaccuum cleaners, carpet sweepers, coffee makers, blenders (without glass), mixers, bread makers, fryers, food sealing equipment, electric knives, clothes irons, shaving equipment, hair dryers, VHS tapes, holiday lights, space heaters, radios, clocks, telephones, fans, cameras, toaster ovens, microwaves and misc. electric tools (drills, sanders, etc). Batteries must be removed from all devices.
Appliances such as air conditioners, clothes washers, clothes dryers, hot water heaters, water softeners, garbage disposals, microwaves, trash compactors, stoves/ovens, furnaces, heat pumps, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers and dishwashers.
- Have major appliances picked up from your home by an appliance recycler, or bring them directly to an appliance recycling facility.
Scrap Metal such as lawn mowers, snow blowers and power tools (fluids MUST be drained), bicycles, metal grills (separate propane tank for HHW disposal) metal lawn furniture and other scrap metal items.
Carpet: for disposal of carpet and carpet padding, click here.
Mattresses: for reuse or recycling options for mattresses, click here.
Ammonia-gas appliances (such as RV appliances): ammonia-powered appliances can be brought to JR's Advanced Recycling for a fee. For more information, click here.
Still have questions about how to get rid of your unwanted stuff? Call the recycling department at 952-895-4559 or send us an email.