Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Collection Event Schedule

 

THE EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE!

The next collection event is scheduled for

October 21, 2017| 7am- 2pm

Location – University Services Building

Directions – Enter from Harvey Rd. East, if traveling eastbound it is the first entrance on the left after Veteran’s Park.

HHW Location Map

 

 

 

Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Collection Event with Book Drive

Along with your Household Hazardous Wastes- please bring NEW/USED Books along with any monetary donations.

These books and monetary donations are assisting a local non profit organization- Books and a Blanket.

Their goal is promote literacy and well being throughout the Brazos Valley. Check out their FACEBOOK PAGE.

HHW -Accepted Materials

Automotive Waste

Antifreeze
Brake Fluid
Car Batteries & Acid
Gasoline
Oil Filters
Rust Inhibitors
Rust Remover
Transmission Fluid
Used Motor Oil (all types)
Windshield Wiper Fluid

Cleaning Solutions

Battery Terminal Cleaner
Carpet Cleaners
Disinfectants
Drain Cleaners
Floor Polishes
Metal Cleaners
Metal Polishes
Oven Cleaners
Spot Removers
Toilet Bowl Cleaners
Wood Cleaners
Wood Polishes

Fluorescent Tubes, Lights, & Electronics

Batteries (rechargeable, button, automotive, etc.)
Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Computers/Laptops
Fluorescent Light Bulbs (tubes)
Most items that have a hazardous warning symbol on the package
TV’s

Garden & Pest Control Products

Ant and rodent poisons
Fertilizers
Flea powders
Herbicides
Insecticides
Pesticides
Weed killers
Wood preservatives

Ignitable Waste

Adhesives & Glues
Air Fresheners
Asphalt Driveway Topping
Charcoal Lighter Fluid
Enamel / Oil-Based Paints
Epoxy Paints
Fiberglass Resin / Hardeners
Gasoline
Hobby Solvents
Kerosene
Lacquer Paint
Lighter Fluid
Linseed Oil
Liquid Waxes
Nail Polish Removers
Paint Strippers
Petroleum Distillates
Plastic Model Cement
WD-40
Wood Stainers

Medications

RX/ Prescriptions

Over the counter

Pet Medications

Vitamins/ Herbal Supplements

Paint, Corrosive Waste, & Coatings

Acids
Ammonia
Ant / Roach Killer
Antifreeze
Asphalt & Roof Tars
Baygon
Black Flag
Boric Acid
Caustic Soda
Caustics
Chlordane
DDT
Diazinon
Dog Repellants
Dursban
Flea Spray / Powder
Fungicides
Glues
Hydrochloric Acid
Insect Repellents
Lacquer
Latex Paint
Lindane
Lye
Malathion
Methylenechloride
Moth Crystals
Oil-based Paints
Paint Strippers & Solvents
Paint Thinners
Phosphoric Acid
Plant Food
Poisons
Pool Acid
Pruning Paint
Pyrethrins
Rock Salt
Rose Dust
Snail / Slug Killer
Stain
Tree Root / Stump Killer
Varnishes
Waxes
Weed / Grass Killer

Not Accepted

55 Gallon Drums
Any Business Generated Waste
Ammunition
Appliances/Freon Containing Units
Asbestos
Biomedical waste
Firearms
Household Garbage
Large Copiers/Printers
Medical Sharps
Radioactive Wastes
Tires
Contact 979-764-3809 for proper disposal information.

 

Medical Sharps & Medications

Syringes and other medical sharps pose a SEVERE HEALTH RISK to collection and processing crews if not disposed of properly. Never place loose syringes or sharps in trash containers, please secure all syringes and sharps in a sealed container such as a sharps jug, coffee can, milk jug, etc. You may also contact local pharmacies to inquire if they accept these items for safe disposal. Syringes and other medical sharps are not accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Event.

Likewise, if you have leftover or unwanted prescription and non-prescription drugs that require immediate disposal, check with your pharmacy or sheriff’s department to see if they have a safe disposal program. All medications are accepted without question or cost at the Household Hazardous Waste event.

Safety Guidelines

To safely store and handle Household Hazardous Wastes, Please follow these procedures on handling & transporting:
*Store products upright in original containers
*Never Mix Products
*Identify the contents if labels are missing
*Place leaking containers in larger containers & use cat litter as an absorbent
*Keep products in a dry cool place
*Do not transport or store hazardous waste near pets & children.