Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste Prohibited

It is unlawful to dispose of hazardous waste items through the city sanitation collection system. Hazardous waste is any chemical, corrosive, flammable, reactive, solvent or toxic product that poses potential threats to public health or to the environment.  If hazardous waste is found in your city owned trash cart the cart will not be collected until the waste has been removed.

Examples of Hazardous Waste

Include but not limited to:
  • Animal/Human Excrement
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Blood
  • Body Fluids
  • Commercial or Industrial Waste
  • Dead Animals
  • Home Maintenance/Improvement Materials
  • Household Cleaners
  • Infectious Waste
  • Intact Drums &/Or Cylinders
  • Lawn & Garden Products
  • Medical/Biological Waste
  • Needles/Sharps
  • Oil
  • Paint
  • Pesticides
  • Red Bag Medical Waste
  • Vehicle Parts


If you have a question about whether or not an item, substance or material is hazardous waste, or you would like to know how to lawfully dispose of hazardous waste, please call or send an email.