Accepted Items

Do bring the following items to a Macomb County Household Hazardous Waste Collection:

  • Automotive products
    • Gasoline
    • Motor oil and oil filters
    • Battery acid
    • Solvents and degreasers
    • Brake fluid
    • Transmission fluid
    • Spray paint
  • Gardening products
    • Pesticides
    • Weed killers
    • Poisons
    • Sprays and dusts
    • Fertilizers
  • Household products
    • Oven cleaner
    • Muriatic acid
    • Rat/ant poison
    • Drain cleaner
    • Pool chemicals
    • Paint thinner/solvent
    • Paint stripper
    • Nail polish and remover
    • Aerosols (unless empty)
    • Oil based paint
    • Products containing mercury
    • Fluorescent tubes
    • Compact fluorescent lamps
    • Medications: Call the MCHD HHW Hotline if you have questions on medication disposal 586-466-7923.
      • Controlled substances will not be accepted (e.g. Narcotic painkillers, morphine, ritalin, Tylenol III with codeine
      • To protect your personal information:  remove unwanted pills (e.g. Antibiotics, over the counter and prescription medications) from bottles and combine in a nondescript container such as a zip lock bag. Please do not bring pill bottles.
      • Deliver medications for safe and secure disposal