Solid Waste Management

Household Hazardous Waste

We accept HHW during regular business hours!

Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is free of charge for the residential households of Seminole County for many common substances found in the home. HHW items are not picked up at curbside and require special handling and disposal.

HHW is accepted FREE OF CHARGE at all times during regular business hours at the Central Transfer Station. The Central Transfer Station is open Monday through Saturday from 7:30 am - 5:30pm. Residents with large quantities of HHW - Please contact us in advance of delivering your materials to our collection center.

The Household Hazardous Waste Center does not accept waste from businesses.
Environmental Programs for businesses

Some common examples of HHW include:

Anti-Freeze Paints
Automobile Batteries Poisons
Compact Fluorescent Lights Pool Chemicals
Electronics Propane Tanks
Fluorescent Light Tubes Rechargeable Batteries
Gasoline and Cans (Up to 5 gallons) Solvents
Glues Televisions
Insecticides Thermostats
Lawn Chemicals Thermometers
Mercury-Containing Devices Used Oil

Waste Quantity Limits

Paint

5 gallon buckets-4 each.

1 gallon cans-20 each.

Used Oil

5 gallons

Waste Gasoline

10 gallons per customer

Tires

4 tires (Passenger tires only) CTS

Televisions

5 per customer

Computers

5 per customer

Monitors

5 per customer

Fluorescent Bulbs

10 lamps or 1 box

 

 

 

*Due to fire safety concerns, we require that a County employee pour gasoline for customers that want their container back.  We have someone available to pour gasoline on Mondays (other than County holidays) between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM or customers can call 407-665-2250 to schedule an appointment for other times.

  • Used Oil cans also be disposed of at several Drop Off Facilities.
  • Common alkaline batteries are not hazardous and should be disposed of with regular garbage.
  • ALL HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE MUST BE LABELED IF NOT IN ORIGINAL CONTAINERS! This is for the safety of the general public and our employees.

The following are NOT accepted at Seminole County HHW facilities:

Dioxins Medications
Biologically active material Radioactive Material
Explosives  
  • Commercially generated Hazardous Waste Assistance can found in the ECAP3 section.
  • Hypodermic needles are accepted through the Sharps Program.

Program Goals

  • Protect public health and the environment by making it easy for residential households to properly dispose of hazardous household products.
  • Minimize the potential of the County's drinking water, groundwater, surface water, environment, and landfill from becoming contaminated due to improper disposal of hazardous wastes.