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Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling

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Household Hazardous Waste Materials are not accepted in bulk trash collection or in your regular garbage service collection.

The City of Weston and Broward County host annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Electronic Recycling Events within the City of Weston each year.

2020 Collection Events

HHW and Electronics Collection events will take place at the Weston Public Works Services Center, 2599 South Post Road, Weston on the following dates and times:

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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS
WASTE DISPOSAL & ELECTRONICS
COLLECTION EVENT

 

  • Sunday, January 5, 2020, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
  • This Event has been Canceled -
    Canceled: Sunday, April 26, 2020

 

Put aside items that cannot be placed into the trash or put out for bulk pickup and bring them to the annual FREE Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection event and they will be recycled or disposed of properly without harming the environment. Simply pull up and drop off your items.

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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) refers to used or leftover contents of consumer products that contain chemicals with one of the four characteristics: Toxic, Ignitable, Corrosive, or Reactive as defined by the Environmental Protection Agency.

What items are being accepted?  Oil and latex paints and thinners, used motor oil, auto fluids and gasoline solvents, pesticides, fertilizers, pool chemicals, drain cleaners, tires, mercury, rechargeable & automobile batteries and electronics such as computers and televisions will be accepted.

ITEMS THAT ARE ACCEPTED:

Aerosol products
Ammonia
Ammunition
Antifreeze
Auto fluids
Auto batteries
Boat batteries
Boat fluids
Charcoal starter
Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)
Drain cleaners
Fertilizer
Fire extinguishers

Fireworks
Flares
Fluorescent tubes
Gasoline
Herbicides
Household cleansers
Insecticide
Kerosene
Lawn chemicals
Lighter fluid
Mercury thermometers
Motor oil
Nail polish & remover
Paint

Pesticides
Photo chemicals
Pool chemicals
Propane tanks
Rechargeable batteries
Rust remover
Solvents
Spot remover
Tires*
Turpentine
Weed killer
Wood stain
Wood stripper

*maximum of 5 tires accepted per load with rims less than 25 inches in diameter

YOU MAY ALSO DROP OFF THE FOLLOWING ELECTRONICS: Answering machines, computer cables, cell phones, computers (including laptops), copiers, DVD and VCR players, fax machines, flash and hard drives, keyboards/mice, monitors, pagers, print cartridges, printers, radios, routers, satellite/cable boxes, scanners, speakers/stereos, telephones, televisions, wires

ITEMS THAT ARE NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Business and government-generated waste, explosives, bio-hazardous waste, appliances, microwave ovens.
  • Containers may not exceed five gallons; limit 25 gallons per visit.
  • Prescription medications.  To safely dispose of unwanted prescription medications, click here to find a local public disposal location authorized by the DEA.
    • The nearest participating location is:
      Walgreens Pharmacy, 1735 Bonaventure Boulevard, Weston, FL 33326 | 954-385-0014
    • The Broward Sheriff's Office also hosts Operation Medicine Cabinet events to safely dispose of medications in conjunction with the popular Shred-a-Thon events held throughout the year.  Click here to view the list of upcoming events. Any events taking place in Weston can also be found on the City calendar.
  • Needles (sharps) and syringes. The Florida Department of Health offers a Needle Collection Program to safely dispose of any used or unwanted sharps (needles) for free.  The needles and syringes must be returned in an approved "sharps" bio-hazard container. Click here to learn more.
    • The nearest participating location is:
      Pillbox Pharmacy, 1935 Weston Road, Weston, FL 33326 | 954-389-7455 

In addition to the annual collection events, Weston residents can also dispose of Household Hazardous Waste items throughout the year at collection sites operated by Broward County. 

Visit Broward County Solid Waste and Recycling Services online for more information.


Electronics Recycling for Broward County Residents

Information on drop off stations operated by Broward County for the recycling of electronics

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