Common Household Hazardous Waste Products

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) includes household cleaners, lawn and garden products, automotive fluids, paints and paint-related products.

Common HHW products that can be taken to a collection facility:

  • Acids
  • Adhesives and glues
  • Aerosol cans (hairspray, oven cleaner, etc.)
  • Ammonia
  • Antifreeze
  • Art and hobby paints
  • Asphalt and roofing tar
  • Batteries, household, dry cell or lead acid
  • Bleach
  • Brake fluid
  • Capacitors
  • Caulk
  • Car wax and cleaners
  • Charcoal lighter fluid
  • CFCs and HCFCs
  • Disinfectants
  • Drain opener
  • Fabric dyes
  • Fertilizer
  • Fingernail polish and remover
  • Flea collars
  • Fluorescent lights
  • Furniture polish and wax
  • Gas cylinders (up to 5 lbs.)
  • Gasoline
  • Insecticide and insect repellant
  • Kerosene and fuel oils
  • Lead
  • Lighter fluid
  • Lubricating oils
  • Mercury
  • Mothballs
  • Motor oil
  • Organic solvents
  • Oven cleaner
  • Paint: solvent- or water-based
  • Paint strippers: alkaline-, solvent- or water-based
  • Pesticides
  • Pet spray and dip
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Rat and mouse poison
  • Septic tank cleaners
  • Shoe polish
  • Spot removers
  • Swimming pool and spa chemicals
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Transmission fluid
  • Tub and tile cleaner
  • Unknown substances
  • Varnish
  • Windshield wiper fluid
  • Wood preservatives
  • Wood stain