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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Hazardous Waste Drop-off Available!

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FOR RESIDENTS:

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) can be dropped off free of charge at the Spokane County Regional Solid Waste Disposal sites. Materials that are considered HHW include:  

  •  Any products that may be labeled "danger", "warning", or "caution"
  •  Automotive products (oil, antifreeze, gasoline, etc.- limit 5 gallons per visit)
  • CFL and fluorescent light bulbs (limit 10 bulbs per visit)
  • Paints, except latex and water-based paints (limit 15 gallons per visit)
  •  Batteries
  •  Cleaning products
  •  Herbicides, pesticides
  •  Needles/syringes/sharps
  • Solvents (limit 5 gallons per visit)
  •  Thermostats or thermometers that contain mercury

The waste needs to be in containers that are five gallons or less. Use the original container with the label intact whenever possible. The North and Valley Transfer Stations accept Household Hazardous Waste on Saturdays and Sundays. The Waste to Energy Facility accepts Household Hazardous Waste seven days a week. 


FOR BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS WITH LARGER VOLUMES THAN ACCEPTED AT HHW DROP SITES:

The Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System offers a drop-off location for Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQG) of hazardous wastes at the North and Valley Transfer Stations. You must be an exempt hazardous waste generator per all applicable regulations!


*By Appointment Only on Saturday and Sunday

Appointment Times: 9:00 AM - 10 AM and 2 PM - 3 PM

(Call for Holiday Schedule)

Call 509-535-3847 to schedule a drop-off or pick up appointment with Clean Harbor

COD Only: Credit Card or Check


Some examples of the waste we accept:

-Paints, Adhesives, and Solvents

-Corrosive Liquids (Acids & Alkalines)

-Fluorescent Light Tubes (Whole)

-PCB Light Ballasts/Capacitors

-Mercury (Amalgam, Thermometers, Thermostats) < 2.2 lbs.

-Aerosols (Propane, Spray Paint, Cleaners, etc.)

-Antifreeze and Machine Coolant

-Batteries (Lead Acid, Mercury, NiCad, Lithium)

-Fuels (Gasoline, Oil, Diesel)

-Photo Chemicals (Fixer, Developer)

 


 


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