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Household Hazardous Waste is categorized as common household products containing hazardous materials that may pose a threat to the health of people and/or the environment. Household hazardous wastes includes chemicals such as acids/alkalines, aerosols, antifreeze, bleach, cleaners and polishes, disinfectants, gasoline, iodine, paint, etc.

Some wastes require special handling, but not through our Household Hazardous Waste Area. Items that are not liquid, and are not as dangerous as Household Hazardous Waste materials can be brought to our Specialty Waste area on campus. Items that can be delivered to our Specialty Waste area include solid (non-liquid) items such as appliances, batteries, computer equipment, fluorescent light bulbs, propane tanks, tires, and televisions.

NOTE: Our Specialty Waste and Household Hazardous Waste areas have different operating hours. To view the hours of operation for each area, visit our Hours page. Proof of Medina County residency will be required.

The Clean Air Act prohibits the disposal of CFC’s and HCFC’s into landfills.  Refrigerants/freon in refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers or any other appliance containing refrigerants/freon will only be collected if the customer has had the refrigerant/freon removed and the unit is tagged by a certified technician prior to disposal.

Learn more about how to properly dispose of common household hazardous waste products by clicking on the items listed below.

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Appliances

Many types of household appliances can be donated or recycled, including large appliances like washers, dryers, and stoves; and small…

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Appliances (Refrigerant-Containing)

Many types of household appliances can be donated or recycled, including large appliances like refrigerators and freezers. Quick tips If…

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Car Batteries

Car & Power Tool Batteries

Automobiles, motorcycles, and many other items use Lead-acid batteries. These batteries can often be recycled at auto repair stores and…

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Cell Phones

Cell Phones and Cell Phone Batteries

The Medina County Solid Waste District accepts cell phones and cell phone batteries at our residential campus in Seville. Cell…

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Laptops and Computers

Computer Equipment

Many types of computer devices can be donated or recycled, including computers, laptops, tablets, printers, keyboards, cables, power supplies, and…

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Light Bulbs

Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Fluorescent light bulbs, the small twisty type of light bulbs and the long straight type of light bulbs, contain a…

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Batteries

Household Batteries

Household batteries include single-use and rechargeable batteries in a variety of sizes (AA, AAA, 9v, etc.). Use of rechargeable batteries…

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Cleaners and Aerosols

Household Cleaners, Pesticides, Pool Chemicals

Households generate a wide range of poisonous, dangerous, flammable, & corrosive products, including lawn chemicals, solvents, household cleaners, & pool…

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