Listed are the most common Household Hazardous Waste Items in alphabetical order.Antifreeze
Automotive Body Filler
Batteries - NiCad (rechargeable)
Drain Openers with Acid
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Furniture Polish with Solvents
Mercury Switches (found in thermostats)
Paint (oil based)
Rug Cleaners with Solvents
A waste is hazardous if it exhibits any of these four characteristics:
1. Flammability or Ignitability:
Ignitable waste can create fires under certain conditions. Examples include liquids, such as solvents that readily catch fire, and friction-sensitive substances.
used motor oil
Waste is considered corrosive if it is capable of corroding metals or has a very high or low pH.
Waste is considered reactive if it is unstable and explodes or produces toxic fumes, gases, and vapors when mixed with water or under other conditions such as heat or pressure. Examples are certain cyanides or sulfide-bearing wastes.
Waste is considered toxic if it is harmful or fatal when ingested or absorbed, or it leaches toxic chemicals into the soil or ground water when disposed of on land.
Items not accepted for disposal.
Benny Jerrels, Director
P.O. Box 1734
Bronson, FL 32621
12051 NE 69th Lane
Williston, FL 32696
Admin Office: (352) 486-3300
Fax: (352) 486-3302
Main Office Hours: 7:00 a.m to 3:30 p.m.
Household Hazardous Waste: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Wednesdays