Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

13th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Saturday, April 11, 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Environmental Services Facility
365-A North Donahue Drive

The City of Auburn Environmental Services Department will host the 13th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, April 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Environmental Services Complex, located at 365-A North Donahue Drive. Last year, 246 Auburn citizens participated to recycle or dispose of various chemicals and materials including computers and related equipment.   

Citizens may bring up to 20 pounds of material per household for disposal. Participation is limited to Auburn residents. Proof of residency can be shown by bringing a recent water bill. No farm, commercial, or industrial waste is permitted.

Acceptable items

  • Adhesives, glues, resins                                      
  • Aerosol cans
  • Ammonia
  • Antifreeze
  • Bleach
  • Brake fluids
  • Car batteries
  • Cesspool cleaners
  • Creosote
  • Drain cleaners
  • Dry cell batteries
  • Engine degreasers
  • Engine & radiator flushes
  • Floor cleaner
  • Gasoline
  • Hearing aid batteries
  • Herbicides
  • Insect sprays
  • Kerosene
  • Latex paints
  • Metal polish
  • Mothballs
  • Muriatic acid (HCI)
  • NiCad batteries
  • Oil based paints
  • Old chemistry sets
  • Oven cleaners
  • Paint thinners
  • Pesticides
  • Photo chemicals
  • Pool chemicals
  • Radiator cleaners
  • Rodent killers
  • Rust preventatives
  • Sealants
  • Solvents
  • Spot removers
  • Transmission fluid
  • Used engine oil
  • Varnishes
  • Weed killers
  • Wood preservatives
  • Wood stains
  • Wood strippers

Unacceptable items

Ammunition, Explosives, Fire extinguishers, Flares, Gun powder, Radioactive waste, Smoke detectors, Substances regulated by the DEA, Unknown gas cylinders, Unknown materials, Unstable wastes

For more information, please contact the Environmental Services Department at 501-3080 or email us at [email protected].