What to Bring and How

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These are specific Household Hazardous Wastes that can be brought to the Fort Bend County Recycling/Household Hazardous Waste Center. Below is a partial list of products to bring and how to package them up and transport them safely.

Household Hazardous Wastes

Automotive/Garage

  • Used Motor Oil
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene
  • Car/Truck Batteries
  • Brake Fluid
  • Tires Cleaners
  • Anti-Freeze
  • Power Steering Fluid
  • Car Care Products
  • Engine Products
  • Oil Treatments
  • Degreasers
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Turpentine

House/Kitchen/Bathroom

  • Drain Cleaners
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Spot Removers
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Lye
  • Furniture Polish
  • Kitchen Cleaners
  • Tile Cleaners
  • Metal Polish
  • Bathroom Cleaners
  • Craft & Hobby Chemicals
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Clorox
  • Button Batteries
  • Aerosol Products
  • Solvents
  • Mercury Containing Products

Paint Products

  • Latex & Oil Paints
  • Paint Thinner
  • Paint Stripper
  • Spray Cans
  • Lacquers
  • Stains
  • Solvents
  • Varnish
     

Garden

  • Insecticides
  • Herbicides
  • Pesticides
  • Fertilizers
  • Rat Poison
  • Weed & Feed
  • Ant Killers
  • Termite Killers
  • Ant/Wasp Sprays
  • Insect Sprays
  • Pest Strips

Pool

  • Acid
  • Shock Treatment
  • Chlorine Tablets
  • Bromine Tablets
  • Iodine Tablets
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Water Clarifier
  • Algaecides

Other

  • Adhesives
  • Glues
  • Caulking
  • Sterno
  • Liquid Nails
  • Asbestos Tars
  • Asbestos Adhesives

Tips For Preparing and Transporting Hazardous Waste
  • Leave product in original container
  • Identify product if label is missing
  • Never mix products
  • Separate products by type of waste
  • Pack containers in boxes with dividers if possible
  • Wrap bottles with newspaper to prevent breakage, spills
  • If container is leaking, place in a larger container
  • Place wastes away from children, pets when packing vehicle
These Items CANNOT Be Accepted
  • Ammunition
  • Explosives
  • Industrial/Business Waste
  • Medical Waste
  • Fireworks
  • Flares
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Trash/Garbage
  • Dead Animals
  • Agricultural Waste
  • PCB’s
  • Dioxins