Public Infrastructure Department, Harris County, Texas

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
6900 Hahl Road (290 & N. Gessner) Houston 77040
HHW Information Line: 281.560.6200
Para informacíon en español llame: 281.560.6232

Program Manager: Cheryl Burton-Fentress

Open to Public for Collections:
Every Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Every 2nd Saturday of the month: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Every 4th Saturday of the month: Click on the Collection Calendar below for location and time
The facility may close during inclement weather. Please call 281.560.6230 for closure information during inclement weather.

Closure Dates in 2015
The facility will be closed on Wednesdays November 25th, December 23rd, and December 30th and Saturdays November 28th and December 26th.

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The Harris County Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Facility is located at 6900 Hahl Road in the northwest area of Harris County at the Harris County Multiuse Facility.

Residents of Harris County who reside outside of the incorporated City of Houston limits may use the facility to properly dispose of hazardous items in their homes they no longer want.  Incorporated City of Houston residents and other local non-Harris County residents can click here for information about other local collection programs.

HHW collection services are free to residents of Harris County!

Please click on the colored boxes in the calendar for the location and time of collections.


Commitment Statement:  Harris County will provide residents the ability to dispose of household chemicals and other hazardous household items used in their homes in the most cost efficient, safe and environmentally compliant manner

For directions to the Harris County Household Hazardous Waste Facility click here.


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When you arrive at the facility please drive slowly between the orange cones to the building on your left. Put your vehicle in park, turn off the ignition, and remain in your vehicle while being offloaded.