Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is held once every year in May. The event is held at the Clean Harbors Facility located at 2150 N. 470 East in Tooele. If you missed this years event please see below for other options to dispose of your household hazardous waste.
What to bring:
- Used oil, paints, poisons
- Auto batteries, chemicals
- Antifreeze, pesticides
- Unwanted products labeled “Poison”, “Warning”, “Caution”
- Prescription Drugs
- E- Waste (electronics, computers, tvs, etc.)
What NOT to bring:
- Waste from businesses
- Containers larger than 5 gallons
- Radioactive Waste
- Compressed Gas Cylinders
Where and how can I safely dispose of household hazardous waste throughout the year? Click here to visit www.earth911.com for information on some items. Be sure to call the organization or check the websites provided for the most current information.
Water & Latex based paint– remove the lid from the can and after it has completely dried dispose of it in your regular trash.
Prescription Drugs & Medicine– Click here for information on collection bins and proper disposal Proper Disposal of Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs
Sharps Safety Disposal – Sharp’s is a medical term for medical related devices with sharp points or edges that can puncture or cut skin. They include needles, syringes, lancets and auto injectors. When sharps are not properly disposed of, they pose a health risk to the community and waste collection staff. It may even be illegal in your community to place sharps in your recycle or trash. Talk to your pharmacist about safe sharps disposal. Most pharmacies offer sharps containers and disposal services. Visit https://www.pharmaquotes.com/prescription-medication-disposal for more information.
E-Waste– Green Box Recycling 1500 W. Atlas Way, Tooele 435-882-2222
Used Oil– click here for a list of drop off locations in Tooele County.
Compact Fluorescent light bulbs– Compact bulbs ONLY, Home Depot 222 E. 2400 North, Tooele 435-843-7530
Batteries– all alkaline batteries, power tool batteries, lawn mower batteries, Home Depot 222 E. 2400 North, Tooele 435-843-7530
Antifreeze: Individuals outside Salt Lake County are also welcome to dispose of waste at the Salt Lake Valley Solid Waste Management Facility (NOT at the Trans Jordan Landfill) for the same fees the SLVSWMF is charged to dispose of this waste. Call HHW – 801 541-4078 for more information and location. Antifreeze, batteries, fluorescent light tubes, fuels, gasoline, oil, paint, pesticides, transmission fluid, yard care chemicals, and other chemicals.