Acceptable/Unacceptable Items

Acceptable/Unacceptable Items: Household Hazardous Waste

Note: The following is a list of typical hazardous waste items. Not all HHW is listed, but may be accepted at our facility. If you have a question about a specific waste, please contact us at the HHW InfoLine: (916) 627-3232.

Yard

  • Pesticides & Garden Products
    • Chemical Fertilizer
    • Flea Collars & Bombs
    • Fungicide
    • Herbicide & Weed Killer
    • Insecticide & Ant Killers
    • Snail & Slug Poisons
  • Pool & Hobby Products
    • Artist & Model Paints
    • Firearm Cleaning Solvents
    • Photographic Chemicals
    • Pool Chemicals
    • Disinfectants & pH Balancing Chemicals
    • Solvent-Based Glue
    • Propane cylinders (5 gal. or less)
    • Road Flares
    • Smoke Alarms
    • Ballasts
    • Fire Extinguishers
 

Home

  • Household Cleaners
    • Abrasive Cleanser
    • Ammonia-based Cleaner
    • Bleach-based Cleaner
    • Chlorine Bleach
    • Disinfectants
    • Glass Cleaner
    • Oven Cleaner
    • Scouring Powder
    • Spot Remover
    • Toilet Bowl Cleaner
    • Upholstery & Rug Cleaner
  • Other Household Products
 

*The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency prohibits household hazardous waste collection facilities from accepting any controlled substances.
**Sharps cannot be disposed of in the trash.
***Non friable asbestos must be wet-down to prevent dusting. Double-bag asbestos waste into 6 mil (or greater) plastic bags. Seal individual bags with duct tape. Label each double bag boldly with “Asbestos Containing Material” Each bag may not weigh more than 50 pounds. The maximum amount that can be transported at one time is 125 pounds.

Garage

  • Automotive Products
    • Anti-freeze
    • Auto & Motorcycle Batteries
    • Auto Paint and Primer
    • Car Wax
    • Engine Cleaner & Degreaser
    • Gasoline & Diesel Fuel
    • Kerosene
    • Motor Oil
    • Transmission Fluid
  • Paint Products
    • Enamel & Oil-based Paint
    • Furniture Stripper
    • Latex & Water-based Paint
    • Paint Stripper & Paint Thinner
    • Rust Paint
    • Varnish
    • Wood Preservative
 

Universal Waste

  • Products
    • Batteries
    • Fluorescent Bulbs
    • Mercury Devices
    • Electronic Devices:
      • Answering Machines
      • Cell Phones
      • CRT's and Rear Projection Televisions
      • Copiers & Fax Machines
      • Computers
      • Computer Monitors
      • LCD & Plasma Televisions
      • Telephones
      • Radios & Stereos
      • Printers
      • VCR/DVD Players

Unacceptable Items

Items not accepted at the SWCC Collection Facility:

  • NO TRASH
  • Non-hazardous waste items
  • Explosives waste (ammunition, picric acid and fireworks)
  • Infectious Medical Waste
  • Large Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Radioactive Wastes
  • Treated Wood Waste

City of Elk Grove Special Waste Collection Center (SWCC)
9255 Disposal Lane | Elk Grove, California 95624 | Phone: (916) 627-3232