Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 4:00pm

Saturday, April 15, 2017, C-6 will be collecting hazardous waste for Balcones Heights residents only.  This will be the only Hazardous Waste Collection event this year.  A mobile collection site will be set up behind the Balcones Heights Justice Center.  You can drop of your materials between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  You must have proof of residency: Texas Driver’s License, current utility bill, voter registration card.

Below is a list of hazardous waste material items that can be collected at the mobile site:  Acceptable Items, included but are not limited to:

Drain cleaners, Oven cleaners, Metal polish, Arts and crafts supplies, Photo chemicals, Floor cleaners, Dry cleaning fluid, Radiator cleaners, Rust preventatives, Wood preservatives, Wood strippers, Oil based paint, Paint thinner, Solvents, Degreasers, Sealants, Gasoline, Antifreeze, Brake fluid, Engine and radiator fluids, Transmission fluid, Old chemistry sets,   Pesticides, Herbicides, Insect sprays, Rodent killers, Pool chemicals, Hydrochloric acid, Cesspool cleaners, Creosote, Fertilizer, Batteries, Kerosene, Moth balls, Bleaches, Ammonia.

Items that are NOT ACCEPTABLE for drop-off are included by not limited to:

Biological/Infectious Waste (i.e., sharps/needles), Radioactive Materials/Smoke Detectors, Unlabeled or Unknown Items, Tires, Appliances, Non-Propane Cylinders, Fire Extinguishers, Fireworks/Explosives/Ammunition, Reactive Materials Requiring Stabilization, DEA Regulated Substances – pharmaceuticals and illegal drugs, Commercial Chemicals/Cleaners, Containers containing chemicals over 5 gallons in size.  NOTE:  This will be the only Hazardous Waste Collection event this year.

 

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