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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

The following areas are eligible:
​Townships: Hampshire, Rutland, Dundee, Burlington, Plato, Elgin
​(A​ll towns within these townships are eligible to participate.​)

Cities: Batavia, Geneva
Special Service Area: Mill Creek

One-day Collection Event: ​

There will be a free HHW collection event in Aurora on May 16th, 2020, at 309 N River Street.
​Stay tuned for more info. 

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