Many household chemicals pose serious health risks if not properly handled, stored, and disposed of. It has never been easier to remove these hazards from your home.
Residents of Arvada, Colorado may use the Rooney Road Recycling Center(see related links) to dispose of household hazardous chemicals. Up to 75 pounds of household chemicals can be dropped off at the Rooney Road Recycling Center for a nominal fee. Batteries, tires, motor oil (20 gallon limit), and up to 10 one-gallon cans of latex paint do not count toward the 75-pound limit.
Household Hazardous Waste Types
Arvada residents should seriously consider using the Center to dispose of the following chemicals because they pose a threat to sanitation workers and anyone who comes in contact with them. These chemicals may also threaten ground water and the environment at the landfill.
Car / Motorcycle Batteries
Car Cleaners and Waxes
Paint Thinner / Remover
Toilet Bowl Cleaners
Used Oil / Filters
Some wastes cannot be accepted at the Rooney Road Recycling Center, including:
Biological / Medical Wastes (contact your medical provider)