Residential Household Hazardous Waste
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:
Residential Program RequirementsThe HPC offers a FREE drop-off program for City of Flagstaff and Coconino County residents to use during official business hours. The requirements to utilize this program are as follows:
- City of Flagstaff and Coconino County residents must bring an AZ Driver's License or State issued ID with their 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 & Limits
View the Accepted Waste Chart to determine what is accepted at the HPC and where to take your waste. If you are unsure of what you can bring, please give the HPC a call at (928) 213-2159 and we can give you a better idea of what you can do with your waste. The following are the limits the HPC goes by:
Transportation Safety Guidelines
- 40 gallon waste limit per household, per day.
- Maximum allowable container size is 5-gallons.
- If your HHW exceeds allowable amounts, waste(s) may be deferred or refused
- 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.
When transporting Household Hazardous Waste to the HPC, please review the following safety guidelines:
- 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
- Follow all instructions from HPC staff
- Follow all posted signage
- There is a strict no smoking rule at the HPC
Failure to properly secure and transport your household hazardous waste can put you, your household, motorists, and HPC staff in danger of chemical reactions and toxic fumes from the vast array of products that come through.