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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

  1. Environmental Services

Environmental Services Building

365-A N Donahue Dr

  1. Email: webenvirsvc@auburnalabama.org
  2. Phone: (334) 501-3080
  3. Hours:  M-F: 7:30AM-4:30PM

Catrina Cook

Environmental Services Director

  1. Phone: (334) 501-3080
  2. Email: ccook@auburnalabama.org

The City of Auburn Environmental Services Department hosts two Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days in the spring/summer and fall. The scheduled Household Hazardous Waste Collection events are scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2020, and Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Environmental Services Complex, located at 365-A North Donahue Drive. During these events, we will accept your paper documents for secure, on-site shredding as well as computers/electronics.

Citizens may bring up to 20 pounds of material per household for disposal. Participation is limited to Auburn residents. Proof of residency can be shown by bringing a recent water bill.

Permissible Items

No farm, commercial, or industrial waste is permitted.

Acceptable items

  • Adhesives, glues, resins
  • Aerosol cans
  • Ammonia
  • Antifreeze
  • Bleach
  • Brake fluids
  • Car batteries
  • Cesspool cleaners
  • Creosote
  • Drain cleaners
  • Dry cell batteries
  • Engine degreasers
  • Engine & radiator flushes
  • Floor cleaner
  • Gasoline
  • Hearing aid batteries
  • Herbicides
  • Insect sprays
  • Kerosene
  • Latex paints
  • Metal polish
  • Mothballs
  • Muriatic acid (HCI)
  • NiCad batteries
  • Oil based paints
  • Old chemistry sets
  • Oven cleaners
  • Paint thinners
  • Pesticides
  • Photo chemicals
  • Pool chemicals
  • Radiator cleaners
  • Rodent killers
  • Rust preventatives
  • Sealants
  • Solvents
  • Spot removers
  • Transmission fluid
  • Used engine oil
  • Varnishes
  • Weed killers
  • Wood preservatives
  • Wood stains
  • Wood strippers

Unacceptable items

  • Ammunition
  • Explosives
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Flares
  • Gun powder
  • Radioactive waste
  • Smoke detectors
  • Substances regulated by the DEA
  • Unknown gas cylinders
  • Unknown materials
  • Unstable wastes