What to do with Household Hazardous Waste?

Kalamazoo County has a Hazadous Waste Collection Program. See below for what is accepted and for contact information on where and when this service is available.

 

Paint Products
Oil-based paints, stains and varnishes only
Mineral spirits
Paint thinner/stripper, turpentine

Automotive Products
Used motor oil and oil filters
Antifreeze
Batteries
Brake fluid
Gasoline
Transmission fluid
Waxes/Polishes

Fuels
Kerosene
Home heating oil
Lighter Fluid

Pesticides/Herbicides – all kinds

Aerosols – all kinds

Cleaners
Soaps and shampoos
Bathroom/kitchen cleaners
Waxes/polishes
Oven cleaners
Drain cleaners

Acids and Bases
Muriatic acid
Battery acid
TSP
Lye

Propane cylinders
One-pound cylinders only

Fire Extinguishers – all kinds

Photography Chemicals

Developer
Fixer
Stop Bath

Electronics – all kinds
Monitors
CPUs
Keyboards/Mice
Televisions
Printers
DVD/VCR Players
Cell Phones
Cables/Wire

Mercury
Thermometers
Thermostats
Liquid

Household Batteries
Alkaline batteries
Rechargeable (used in power tools, phones, laptops, etc.)
Lithium (cameras)
Button cell (watches, calculators, hearing aids)

Swimming Pool Chemicals
Chlorine
pH reducer
pH increaser

Beauty aids
Hair spray
Perfume/cologne
Nail polish/remover

Fluorescent Lights
Compacts
8-foot tubes and shorter

Adhesives
Caulks
Glues

Miscellaneous
Cooking oil
Crack filler
Driveway sealer
Inkjet printer cartridge
Roof coating

 

 

Health and Community Services
Environmental Health Division
Household Hazardous Waste

What’s accepted from households?
Checklist for cleaning out your home:

Questions? Please call Cindy at 383-8742
(Updated 1/25/11)

http://www.kalcounty.com/hhw/accepted.htm