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

  • Adhesives
  • Ammonia
  • Antifreeze, contaminated motor oil, gasoline
  • Aerosol, acrylic, auto paints–(spray paint, rubber undercoating)
  • Bleach
  • 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
  • Solvents

**When in doubt, read the label.  If it says caustic, flammable, corrosive, danger, hazardous, poison or has the skull and crossbones symbol, it’s hazardous!**

These materials are NOT accepted at a Hazardous Waste Collection, but are accepted at the scale house during regular business hours and should not be put into your household trash:

  • Paint products (Click here for more information) ((Latex, oils, varnishes, polyurethanes))
  • Batteries, unwanted electronics, fluorescent lights
  • Medical waste, syringes
  • Mercury containing devices (thermostats, thermometers)
  • Radioactive waste (smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors)
  • Clean motor oil (used or unused)

More information here on how to dispose of HHW at Windham Solid Waste…