Hazardous Waste Disposal

To help you clarify what is considered hazardous waste, we have put together a list of common home and business waste products considered hazardous. By definition, hazardous waste is any product labeled: toxic, poison, corrosive, flammable, combustible or irritant.

Examples of Hazard Waste include:

  • Lawn/Garden-Care Products
  • Bug spray
  • Fertilizer
  • Pesticide/insecticide
  • Fungicide
  • Herbicide
  • Weed killer
  • Paint and Paint-Related Products
  • Latex/water-based paint
  • Oil-based paint
  • Turpentine paint stripper
  • Rust remover
  • Paint thinner
  • Varnish
  • Automotive Fluids and Batteries
  • Used motor oil and filters
  • Gasoline and diesel fuel
  • Kerosene
  • Auto body repair products
  • Windshield washer solution
  • Antifreeze
  • Brake and transmission fluid
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Metal polish with solvent
  • Beauty Products and Medicines
  • Alcohol-based lotions
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Medicine
  • Nail polish and nail polish remover
  • Hair relaxers, dyes and permanents
  • Products in aerosol cans
  • Sharps
  • Household Cleaners
  • Ammonia-based cleaners
  • Oven and drain cleaners
  • Floor care products
  • Aerosol cleaners
  • Window cleaners
  • Furniture polish
  • Metal polishes and cleaners
  • Tub, tile and toilet bowl cleaners
  • Fluorescent lights
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Lighter fluid
  • Shoe polish
  • Fiberglass epoxy
  • Swimming pool chemicals
  • Moth balls
  • Glue
  • Mercury batteries