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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day - Saturday, June 15

2019 Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day

To assist residents with proper and safe disposal of hazardous waste, the Public Works Department holds an annual Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off day.

Date:  Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time:  10:00 am to 2:00

Public Works Yard

City of Takoma Park
31 Oswego Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910

On Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day, Takoma Park residents can drop off household hazardous waste for free (non-residents will be charged a $10 fee) at the yard at the Public Works Facility.

What Can Be Accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day in Takoma Park

  • aerosol cans containing hazardous products
  • antifreeze and hydraulic fluids (5 gallon limit)
  • batteries : lithium, lithium-ion, nickel-cadmium, car (lead acid)
  • brake fluid
  • charcoal containing flammable agents
  • driveway sealant, tar
  • gasoline, gas-oil mixes, kerosene
  • herbicides, insecticides and pesticides
  • fluorescent light tubes and ballast
  • thermostats and thermometers containing mercury
  • oil based paints, paint thinners and solvents
  • photographic chemicals

Not Accepted Household Hazardous Waste Items

  • latex paint
  • commercial, industrial or medical wastes
  • compressed gas cylinders or radioactive materials
Household Hazardous Waste
Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day is an annual event that assists Takoma Park residents with the safe disposal of household chemicals.

Waste Wizard

Use Takoma Park’s Waste Wizard to check if something can be  brought to Public Works, or should be safely disposed during our annual Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day.

Need Help?

Please direct your questions and concerns related to Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day to:

Nima Upadhyay
Special Projects Coordinator
Public Works

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