Public Infrastructure Department, Harris County, Texas

How to Prepare HHW for Transport

  • Pack wastes carefully in a box to prevent spillage during transport (be prepared to leave your containers).
  • Do not mix chemicals!
  • Arrange similar chemicals containers together (e.g., put pesticides together, solvents together, paints together). Please make sure containers are not leaking and lids are tightly sealed. If they are not sealed, place them in a larger container for transport.
  • Label materials that are not in their original containers. If you do not know what the substance is, contain and transport it carefully to the event.
  • Place your box of household hazardous waste in the trunk of your car or in the bed of your truck.
  • Drive slowly and pay attention to traffic personnel, signage and safety cones when navigating the drop-off site.
  • Please remain in your car while your hazardous waste is unloaded by trained personnel.

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Hours Open to Public:

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 here for location and time

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

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.