Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
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 toxic 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.
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 (All 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 thier waste hauler contract.)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
Business 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:US Ecology
* Kane County currently contracts with US Ecology for the home collection program, so they are in the area regularly.