Household Hazardous Waste
Free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal is accepted at our locations if you are a resident of Clark County or one of its cities.
Business-generated hazardous waste will not be accepted.
Note: Any containers used to deliver material will not be returned to customers.
See below for Accepted/Not Accepted Household Hazardous Waste guidelines.
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Household Hazardous Waste is accepted during limited hours at each location
Central Transfer and Recycling: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 4:00pm
Washougal Transfer Station: First and Third Saturday of every month 8:00am to 4:00pm
West Vancouver Material Recovery: Friday and Saturday 8:00am to 4:00pm
- Accepted Items
- Items NOT Accepted
- amounts less than 25 gallons or 220 pounds
- containers smaller than 5 gallons
- aerosol spray cans
- ballasts- (from fluorescent lamps)*
- batteries (vehicle, lead acid)
- batteries-household (AA, AAA, C, D, lithium, mercury, ni-cad)
- brake fluid
- fluorescent tube/compact fluorescent bulb*
- fuel filters
- household cleaners
- medications (no controlled substances)
- mercury thermometers
- mercury thermostats
- motor oil (5 gallons per customer per day)
- oil filters
- paint (latex and oil base paint, and paint-related products)
- paint thinner
- photography chemicals
- propane-bottles, cylinder and tank
- transmission fluid
- windshield wiper solution
- x-ray film
- other household hazardous wastes
* Note on Flourescent Bulbs:As of January 1st, 2015, all three Columbia Resource Company locations are authorized collection sites for LightRecycle Washington.
Customers can drop off fluorescent light bulbs free of charge at Central Transfer and Recycling, West Vancouver Materials Recovery Center or Washougal Transfer Station during their normal business hours.
Recycle up to 10 lights per day
Fluorescent bulbs that are accepted include tubes, straight (up to 8 ft. in length) or curved, Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) and High Intensity Discharge Lights (HIDs).