Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Wastes  (HHW) have at least one of the following characteristics: ignitability, corrosivity, chemical reactivity, or toxicity. HHW items include oil based paint, gasoline, fertilizers, pesticides, wed killers, some cleaners, used motor oil, antifreeze, pool chemicals, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, photographic developer chemicals, solvents, and much, much more. If these materials are not properly used or disposed of, they can damage our air, water, and land and can endanger human health.

Please call our office for information 


 Household Batteries:  See Battery Disposal Information.

We accept rechargeable batteries only such as; cell phone, camera, laptops, tools.  

Alkaline batteries can be placed into your household trash. If you have any questions please give us a call.

Latex Paint: Remove lid, place in well ventilated area and add cat litter or dry leaves to dry out remaining paint.  Properly dispose of dried, solidified paint can be placed into your household trash.  Thoroughly emptied cans are accepted at the Recycle Center. 

Medical Waste: Bandages and dressings  may be put into empty plastic laundry detergent bottles. Cap, tape around cap, and placed in your household trash. 


Please call Brown County Health Department.

As of Aug 1, 2020 

We are no longer accepting