Residential Household Hazardous Waste

Overview


Household Hazardous Wastes (HHW) are leftover household product that can catch fire, react, or explode under certain circumstances, or that are corrosive or toxic. Typically, these items are labeled with terms like:

  • Acid
  • Caution
  • Combustible
  • Danger
  • Flammable
  • Poison
  • Toxic
  • Warning

Residential Program Requirements


The HPC offers a free drop-off program for City of Flagstaff and Coconino County residents to use during official business hours. The requirements are as follows:

  • City of Flagstaff and Coconino County residents must have an AZ Driver's License or State issued ID with the current address listed.
  • City Residents must bring a current City of Flagstaff Water Bill for address verification.
  • If you are a city resident and do not have a current water bill then you must bring two articles of mail with current city address and a valid state ID proving your City residency
  • NOTE: If proper ID is not shown, waste(s) may be deferred or refused

Accepted Waste


  • View the Accepted Waste Chart to determine where to take your waste
  • If your HHW exceeds allowable amounts, waste(s) may be deferred or refused
  • Maximum allowable container size is 5-gallons.
  • If you have waste not listed on the Accepted Waste Chart; call the HPC at (928) 213-2159 and staff will help you determine the proper disposal method for you Household Hazardous Waste.

Safety


  • Do not mix Household Hazardous Waste
  • Keep products in their original containers 
  • If products are not in their original containers, proper labeling is required
  • Secure all containers to prevent accidental leakage
  • If containers are leaking, a secondary containment method is required
  • When transporting to the HPC, keep your vehicle well ventilated and properly secured
  • There is a strict no smoking rule at the HPC

Links on Household Hazardous Waste