Hazardous Waste Disposal

Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
Grant County Solid Waste and Washington State Department of Ecology usually sponsor a household hazardous waste collection event once or twice a year. This event is NOT sponsored by the City of Moses Lake.

If you have questions, please call Grant County at (509)754-6082 Ext. 3508

For more information and for other options for disposal, visit Grant County Public Works Solid Waste Division.

Next Event

See following link for next event from Grant County Solid Waste Division

http://www.grantcountywa.gov/GCPW/HTM/Solid-Waste.htm

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Acceptable Hazardous Waste

Oil based paint and stains
Adhesives
Rechargeable & lithium batteries
Thinners and Solvents
Antifreeze
Brake fluid
Old gasoline
Pesticides
Toxic cleaning products
Hobby chemicals
Contaminated used motor oil (contaminated with items such as gasoline, antifreeze,and brake fluid)
Aerosol cans
Products that contain Mercury (thermostats and mercury thermometers)
Swimming Pool chemicals
Insecticides
Weed killers
Road flares
Fire extinguishers

Unacceptable Hazardous Waste

Fluorescent light bulbs or tubes (all mercury-containing lights)
Medical Waste
Sharps
Medicines
Empty container of any type
Explosives (bullets or fireworks)
Radioactive materials like smoke detectors
Automotive batteries
Uncontaminated used motor oil
Propane tanks
Latex paint (once dried out this may be put into the garbage if paint lid is removed) Any other household waste (like tires, appliances, or garbage)
Electronic waste
Agricultural waste
Commercial waste

Collection is available year round for many of these items. Call for more information, (509)-754-6082 Ext. 3508.