When disposed of in the trash or poured down a sink or storm drain, the toxic chemical components in products like paint, turpentine, acid or lye-based cleaners, household and car batteries, pesticides, and herbicides will damage the environment.
These items end up in Clear Lake or other waterways endangering the health of all - children, wildlife, pets, and the environment.
Most items are accepted free. Businesses must make an appointment by calling 234-6400 and a small fee will apply. Dates, locations, and times are available on the schedule page (PDF).
State law prohibits delivery of more than 15 gallons per vehicle.
Propane tanks (any compressed cylinders), maximum 5 gallons.
Be prepared to show identification as a Lake County resident.
Electronics and used oil are accepted at no charge at Lake County Waste Solutions and Southlake Refuse & Recycling.
Hazardous materials that can be dropped-off include: