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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Household Hazardous Waste

What is HHW?

Household hazardous waste (HHW) is a term that describes​ waste from the wide variety of chemical cleaners, pesticides, fertilizers, paints, auto fluids, and other toxic materials used in and around the home. The proper disposal of HHW is critical ​given the nearly universal use of these products, and their potential to cause harm to the environment if disposed of improperly.


​Drop-off L​ocation:​ Naperville HHW facility


​Home Collection Program: Home Collection Program ​
-​ the following areas are eligible:

​Townships: Hampshire, Rutland, Dundee, Burlington, Plato, Elgin ​(A​ll municipal and unincorporated residents​ within these townships inside of Kane County boundaries are eligible to participate, except for the City of Elgin which has a separate service through its waste hauler contract​.)
Municipalities: Batavia, Geneva, South Elgin (regardless of township)
Special Service Area: Mill Creek

​Additional information f​or these materials

Reduce use of hazardous material in the home

Make your own non-toxic household cleaners

Busine​ss Quantity Hazardous Material

The Naperville HHW Drop-off and the Home Collection Service programs are for residential waste only. Please contact one of the followi​ng Certified Hazardous Waste Companies that can serve small quantity business generated hazardous materials:

Clean Harbors
800-645-8265 or 773-645-8265
Heritage Environmental 800-552-5986
R3 Env Mngmt 847-488-1492
Safety-Kleen
847-468-6600
SET Environmental 847-537-9221
Steri​cycle 877-927-8311
Veolia Environmental 312-552-2800
US Ecology​                            800-592-5489​

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