The HHW Do-Take and Don't-Take List

What to bring to a household hazardous waste collection? Products with labels that say:




From the Garden/Yard/House:

insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, chemical fertilizers, rodent killer, metal polish, pool chemicals, photography chemicals, flea control products, no-pest strips, drain and toilet cleaners, over cleaner, mothballs, lighter fluid, bathroom cleaners, rug and upholstery cleaners, spot removers, bleach, dry cleaning fluids, chemistry sets, arts and crafts supplies, mercury thermometers, and mercury thermostats

From the Garage/Workbench:

antifreeze, brake fluid, car wax and polishes, gasoline, kerosene, transmission fluid, engine and radiator flusher, engine degreaser, carburetor cleaner, gas treatments, plastic fuel filters, rust proofer, wood preservatives, sealants, solvents, liquid creosote, cesspool cleaners, roofing tar, driveway sealer, adhesives, muriatic acid, varnish, paint thinner, wood strippers and stains, lead-,  oil-, and water-based (latex) paints. (Properly-drained metal fuel filters can be recycled with scrap metal at your transfer station.)


**DO NOT bring used oil, batteries, asbestos, radioactive material, empty containers, fireworks, tires, medical waste, dry creosote, or ammunition.

Fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent bulbs go to your transfer station or local participating hardware store.


Please note:  Keep products in their original containers. Do not mix products. Never smoke near hazardous materials. Do not leave your vehicle when you arrive on site; you will be assisted by trained staff. The District has the right to refuse any material based upon its nature.

Please call 674-9235 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Contact Us!

Southern Windsor/Windham Counties Solid Waste Management District

P. O. Box 320  •  Ascutney, VT  • 05030
Phone • 802-674-9235    -   E-mail  •  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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