HHW & E-Waste Collection Location: Monroe County Public Works Yard
10500 Aviation Blvd.
Marathon, FL 33050Start Time: 09:00 amEnd Time: 01:00 pmWhat is considered Household Hazardous Waste?
Household hazardous wastes are products often found in your garage, sheds, storage areas, or under your kitchen sink. They are corrosive, flammable, reactive, or toxic. These chemicals can contaminate our drinking water as well as Monroe County’s sensitive ecosystem. It is incredibly important to dispose these chemicals properly.
Household Hazardous Waste:
•Roof tar & patching compounds
•Putty and caulk
•Auto/marine maintenance/care products
•Fiberglass & epoxy resins
•Corrosives (muriatic acid, lye, etc.)
•Pesticides, Fertilizers, and Weed Killers/Herbicides
•Pool Cleaning products
•Fluorescent/CFL light bulbs
•Waste containing mercury such as some light bulbs and thermometers
What is Electronic waste (E-Waste)?
Some electronics contain poisonous chemicals that can be toxic to both humans and the environment. Recycling electronic waste properly prevents these chemicals from escaping into the environment. It also allows materials to be reused and re-engineered for new and innovative products.
Electronic Waste (E-Waste):
Examples of e-waste include, but are not limited to the following:
Special Note: Items containing refrigerants are not considered E-Waste, they are appliances.
Monroe County recycles all rechargeable batteries including:
•Small Sealed Lead Acid (SSLA/Pb)
•Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)
•Nickel Zinc (Ni-Zn)
•Cell phone batteries