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Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste

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  • Updated
  • by City Manager

In Arvada, Rooney Road Recycling Center offers hazardous waste disposal. They cannot accept:  

  • Radioactive Materials
  • Biological / Medical Wastes (contact your medical provider)
  • Explosives / Ammunition / Fireworks
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Wastes Generated by Businesses

Many household chemicals pose serious health risks if not properly handled, stored, and disposed of. Certain chemicals pose a threat to sanitation workers (and anyone who comes into contact with them). They  may also threaten ground water and the environment at the landfill. 

  • Antifreeze
  • Car / Motorcycle Batteries
  • Car Cleaners and Waxes
  • Degreasers
  • Deodorizers
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Expired Medicines
  • Flea Powder
  • Insecticides
  • Furniture Polish
  • Lacquers
  • Laundry Products
  • Moth Balls
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Paints
  • Paint Thinner / Remover
  • Petroleum Products
  • Photography Chemicals
  • Radiator Flushes
  • Rodent Poison
  • Rug Cleaners
  • Rust Removers
  • Silver Cleaners
  • Spot Removers
  • Toilet Bowl Cleaners
  • Used Oil / Filters
  • Weed Killers
  • Window Cleaners
  • Wood Preservatives