Information and Resources

Please follow the links below for the HHW schedule, tips for attending the events, and disposing of materials between HHW events.

HHW Event Schedule and Tips for AttendingDisposing of Materials Between HHW Events

About the HHW Event

​Household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronics collection events are for city of Phoenix residential solid waste customers only. ​Proof of city of Phoenix solid waste service is required.  Bring your current city services bill showing solid waste fees and a matching photo ID.​

Non-hazardous materials brought, in error, to events will be sorted and disposed of as municipal solid waste. In addition, latex paint containers containing small amounts of less than one gallon will be disposed of in the same manner.

​Acceptable Items

Auto parts
Auto related fluids (up to 5 gallons total)
Tires up to 5 (Oversized  tires are not accepted)

Vehicle batteries
Rechargeable batteries

Household appliances

Effective September 1st 2017, HHW events will allow up to two (2) Cathrode Ray Tube television (CRT) units per event, per household free of charge.  After the first two (2) CRT units, a $20 will be charged.  All fees will be collected and managed by the E-waste contractor.

Pool chemicals
Household Paint (no more than 10 gallons total)
Propane gas cylinders (5lbs or 1lb)

Fire extinguishers

​Unacceptable Items

Regular garbage and bulk trash
Large quantities of residential wastes (more than five gallons of each product) will not be accepted. 
Non-hazardous products
Shampoo, lotions, dish soap, etc.
Non-hazardous items can be placed in your trash.  (Or find a friend, relative or neighbor that can use them.)

Business/commercial waste

Bio-medical waste
Medications, sharps/syringes
(Pamphlet with safe options for home needle disposal.)

Ammunition or explosives
Please call the Police Property Management Bureau at 602-261-8371 to determine whether your materials can be brought to the facility.

Prescription Medication
Prescription medication can be dropped off at most police precincts. Please call ahead first to determine whether they accept prescription medication.

HHW Video

Contact Us

Public Works Department
200 W. Washington St. 7th floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003