What is household hazardous waste?

Household hazardous waste (HHW) is any waste from your home that you consider to be dangerous or of which you are unsure. It includes any leftover household product that is marked flammable, corrosive, explosive or poison. Common examples are pesticides, varnishes, paints, cleaners, and batteries.

Below is a detailed list of HHW items accepted from residents at the Hartland Public Drop-off Area.  Click here for a printable list of Accepted HHW Items.

Automotive Products

  • Air conditioning refrigerants
  • Antifreeze
  • Autobody filler
  • Automobile batteries - lead acid
  • Brake fluid
  • Carburetor cleaner
  • Car wax with solvent
  • Chrome polish
  • Engine degreaser
  • Fuel additives
  • Gasoline (in ULC approved container)
  • Oil filters
  • Starter fluids
  • Transmission fluid
  • Used motor oil and containers
  • Windshield washer fluid

Batteries

  • General household batteries
  • Lead acid batteries (see automotive products)
  • Small Ni-Cad batteries (re-chargeable)

Empty Tanks & Containers

  • Butane tanks
  • Gas tanks
  • Helium tanks
  • Kerosene containers
  • Pesticide containers
  • Propane tanks

Gardening and Pest Control

  • All fungicides
  • All herbicides
  • All insecticides
  • Chemical fertilizers
  • Flea / tick pet products
  • Rat poison
  • Slug bait
  • Wood preservative

Glues & Cements

  • Liquid glues only (dispose of hardened glue as regular garbage)

Hobby Supplies

  • Chemistry sets
  • Kerosene
  • Photographic chemicals

Household Products

  • Abrasive cleaners
  • Aerosol products
  • All-purpose cleaners
  • Ammonia
  • Bleach
  • Disinfectants
  • Drain cleaner
  • Floor wax strippers
  • Furniture polish and waxes
  • Linseed oil
  • Metal cleaners
  • Oven cleaners
  • Rust remover
  • Shoe polish (liquid)
  • Spot and stain remover
  • Toilet bowl cleaners
  • Upholstery and rug cleaners
  • Lighter fluid
  • Muriatic acid
  • Tub and tile cleaners
  • Window cleaners

Mercury-containing Products

  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Metal halide lamps
  • Thermometers
  • Thermostats
  • Ultraviolet lamps
  • Pure mercury

Miscellaneous

  • Barbeque starters
  • Blackberries (smart phone)
  • Cell phones
  • Cooking oil (10L per visit)
  • Smoke detectors
  • Swimming pool and spa/hot tub chemicals

Paints & Solvents

  • Acetone
  • Empty containers
  • Latex paint
  • Lead based paint
  • Marine paint
  • Oil-based paint
  • Paint thinner and strippers
  • Spray paint
  • Varnish or lacquer
  • Other solvents

Personal Care Products

  • Antibacterial soap
  • Foot powder
  • Hair dye
  • Hairspray
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Jewelry cleaner
  • Nail polish and remover
  • Perfume
  • Perm lotion or solution
  • Rubbing alcohol

Ammunition & Flares

Ammunition and flares are not accepted at Hartland landfill or in the recycling area. Please call your local police department for information.

Pharmaceuticals

Please return unused medication at no charge to your local pharmacy.

Flammable

flammable 100

Corrosive

corrosive 100

Explosive

explosive 100

Poison

poison 100