Transportation & Handling


  • A maximum of 15 gallons or 125 pounds may be transported per vehicle, per trip as mandated by the Department of Transportation.
  • Materials should be in original containers (except motor oil, fuels, and antifreeze).
  • Containers larger than 5 gallons will not be accepted.
  • All containers must have lids, be sturdy, non-leaking, and be labeled.
  • Protect all items from breakage.
  • Do not combine different types of waste.
  • Do not mix oil-base paint with latex paint.
  • Empty containers, with lids removed, can be discarded in trash.
  • Household hazardous waste containers will not be returned, except for used oil containers in good condition if requested.
  • Personal information and data on computers should be destroyed prior to disposal.