Examples of household hazardous wastes include:
Drain cleaner; Photo cleaner; Household cleaners; Rust preventative; Mothballs; Automotive fluids; Paint thinner; Herbicides; Pool chemicals; Metal polish; Batteries; Rodent cleaners; Insect chemicals; Propane tanks; Latex or oil based paint; Antifreeze; Pesticides; Bleaches; Oil or gasoline; Ammonia; Creosote; Light bulbs; Mercury containing equipment; Chemistry sets; Wood strippers; Sealants; Lawn chemicals/fertilizers; Arts and crafts supplies; Solvents
Tires, medical waste and radioactive wastes will not be accepted.
This free drop-off event is open only to residents of Tuscaloosa County. Wastes will not be accepted from commercial businesses, non-profit organizations or residents outside Tuscaloosa County. Due to the high cost of this event, the City of Tuscaloosa reserves the right to limit quantities accepted and to stop accepting waste once quota is exceeded.
Conducted by the City’s Environmental Services Department, this event is sponsored and made possible by Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa.