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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Household Hazardous Waste

What is HHW?

Household hazardous waste (HHW) is a term that describes the waste associated with the wide variety of chemical cleaners, pesticides, fertilizers, paints, auto fluids, and other tox​ic materials in use in homes, automobiles, and yards. The topic of HHW affects each and every individual and community given the nearly universal use, storage, and disposal of chemical consumer products.

Drop-off L​ocation: HHW facility

​Home Collection Program:
Home Collection Service​​ continues to be provided at this time, following a strict safety protocol​.

The following areas are eligible:
​Townships: Hampshire, Rutland, Dundee, Burlington, Plato, Elgin ​(A​ll municipal and unincorporated residents​ within these townships are eligible to participate.​)
Cities: Batavia, Geneva
Special Service Area: Mill Creek

One-day Collection Event - scheduled for 2021​: ​

​What: Free Residential HHW Collection Event
When: Saturday, June 5th, 2021 
Where: 309 N River St., Aurora, IL 60506
Partners: IEPA, Kane County, City of Aurora, DuPage County
Save the Date and check here for more details closer to the event.

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 following 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
SET Environmental 847-537-9221
Stericycle 877-927-8311
Veolia Environmental 312-552-2800
US Ecology​                            800-592-5489​

* Kane County currently contracts with US Ecology for the home collection program, so they are in the area regularly.​​