Chemical Waste Disposal


Residents can properly dispose of these items at the City's bi-annual household hazardous waste collection or at one of the Miami-Dade County facilities listed below. Hazardous Waste Collection Events are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 40 Street and Chase Avenue surface lot. For the next scheduled events, click here.

Do not dispose of the following household hazardous waste items in the trash, in the sewer or on the ground:

Non-disposable Items
Automotive  Lawn & Garden
 Auto Batteries  Bug Spray
 Carburetor cleaner  Charcoal lighter fluid
 Degreaser  Fertilizer w/ weed killer
 Fuels  Insect Killer
 Gasoline  Pool Chemicals
 Oil Filters  Roach/Ant Killer
 Used Antifreeze  Rodent Bait
 Used Motor Oil  Weed Killer
Non-disposable Items
Household Items  Home Improvements
 Aerosol Products*  Concrete Cleaners
 Button Batteries  Driveway Sealer
 Batteries (rechargeable)  Furniture Stripper
 Drain Cleaners  Glue w/ solvents
 Fluorescent Lights  Latex Paint**
 Mothballs  Oil Based Paint
 Nail Polish/Remover  Paint Remover
 Oven Cleaner  Paint Thinner
 Polish w/ solvents  Roofing Tar
 Spot Removers  Stain/Varnish
 Thermometers (mercury)  Wood Preservatives


* Empty aerosols can be disposed of in the trash
** When possible, dry out unusable latex paint and dispose of in the trash.

The County has (2) Permanent Home Chemical Collection Centers:

• West Dade 8831 NW 58 Street
• South Dade 23707 SW 97 Avenue Gate-B

The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and the contact number for Miami-Dade County is 305.594.1500.  Home Chemical Web Site: