Household Hazardous Waste

HHW workers at rear of carThe HHW collection event was held on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at Fountain Hills High School. The event is for residential household hazardous waste and is open to residents of Fountain Hills, and members of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation.
The HHW event allows residents to properly dispose of old paint, gasoline, solvents, pesticides, herbicides, cleaners, and other like waste. 

Latex Paint

Old latex paint can be dried out in the can and then disposed of in your regular garbage. Ace Hardware also has an additive you can put in your paint to help dry it out faster.

List of most common items:

 Paint – 10- 1 gallon or 2 - 5gallon (No Commercial)

 Lacquers, thinners, wood preservatives and stains

 Solvents, paint removers, gasoline, diesel fuel, lighter fluid, waste oil, pesticides, fertilizers,  
         drain/oven cleaners, adhesives, pool chemicals, aerosol cans, etc.

List of common accepted and non-accepted waste items. (List subject to change before event)

Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Car Batteries are not accepted at this event. Regular batteries and computer batteries are accepted. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused.

Household Hazardous Waste Day worker putting items into boxes for transport
Waste technician pouring liquids into a barrel. He is wearing a protective suite.
Hazardous Waste worker placing cans of paint on cart