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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.

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.

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

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.

Next Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day

The next event is not currently scheduled. The most recent Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off day took place on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

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

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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