The following materials are banned from the landfill and must be brought to a Hazardous Waste Collection Center and/or event.


Antifreeze, contaminated motor oil, gasolineHousehold Hazardous Waste Image

Aerosol, acrylic, auto paints–(spray paint, rubber undercoating)


Brake fluid

Car wax & polishes

Chemistry sets

Cleaners/spot removers

Drain & toilet cleaners

Driveway sealer

Fertilizer (chemical)

Fuel additives

Herbicides, pesticides

Moth balls

Muriatic acid

Paint thinners & strippers

Pool chemicals

Roofing tar



These materials are NOT accepted at a Hazardous Waste Collection, but are accepted at WSWMD during regular business hours:

  • Paint products
  • Batteries, unwanted electronics, fluorescent lights
  • Medical waste, syringes
  • Mercury containing devices
  • Radioactive waste (smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors)
  • Clean motor oil