Most people have household hazardous wastes in their homes: in basements and garages, under kitchen and bathroom sinks, and in toolsheds. Leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients are considered to be household hazardous waste.
- Automotive fluids (antifreeze and motor oil)
- Category 1 liquids (oil based paints, solvents, thinners, stains, gasoline) etc.
- Pesticides and herbicides
The CVWMA Recycling Wizard is an easy tool to use when seeking out places in your locality to properly dispose of hazardous chemicals in your home such as kerosene, fuel oil, oil based paints, degreasers, etc.
Check the CVWMA calendar of events to see if a household hazardous waste recycling event is scheduled near you.