Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
Home Chemical Disposal
Almost every home has some type of
chemical product that can be hazardous if not used, stored, or
disposed of properly. Pesticides, cleaning products, solvents,
pool chemicals, paint, used oil, and propane cylinders are just a
When they are no
longer needed or usable we refer to them as "Household Hazardous
Waste", or HHW for short.
Anywhere along the disposal route HHW can present a threat to the
public, solid waste workers, and the environment if not properly
disposed. Residents are encouraged to separate HHW from their
household garbage and dispose of it at an appropriate facility.