What’s Hazardous in your Household?

DO NOT DUMP household liquids down storm drains or sewers or throw hazardous materials into trash bins for collection.

Many states and local governments ban the disposal of hazardous materials into standard household trash. Contact your local waste collection agency or visit www.earth911.com to enter your zip code and learn about the specific disposal options and recycling locations.

What’s hazardous in your Household?
Drop these items off at dedicated materials facilities or retail establishments that serve as collection centers for certain types of used goods. Mast communities also host collections several times each year.

Home Maintenance

  • All Purpose Cleaners
  • Disinfectants
  • Drain Openers
  • Furniture Polish
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Oil-Based or Latex Paints
  • Varnishes
  • Solvents / Adhesives


  • Tires
  • Car & Boat Batteries
  • Fluids, Oil & Filters
  • Antifreeze
  • Tire Treatments
  • Car Wax

Products with Mercury

  • Fluorescent Tubes and Bulbs
  • Thermostats
  • Thermometers
  • Barometers
  • Manometers


  • TV’s
  • Video Players
  • Computers & Monitors
  • Stereo Equipment
  • Microwaves
  • Wireless Phones
  • Batteries

Flammable Fluids

  • Gasoline or Diesel Fuel
  • Lighter fluid
  • Kerosene
  • Propane Canisters
  • Cooking Oil

Garden / Patio

  • Fertilizers
  • Pesticides
  • Pool Chemicals

Miscellaneous / Person

  • Nail Polish / Nail Polish removers with Acetone
  • Aerosol Cans (not empty)
  • Medical Waste / Sharps
  • Over the counter and Prescription Drugs

American households produce over 4 million pounds of household hazardous waste every day.
Source: University of Utah