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Household Hazardous Waste Collection at Bayside Village Hall October 15th, 2022

10/05/22 03:30:pm
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(Milwaukee, WI) – Clear your home of household chemicals, and help keep them out of our rivers, Lake Michigan, and the environment.

Safely drop off your household hazardous waste at Bayside Village Hall on October 15th, 2022, from 8 am to 2 pm. It’s FREE to visit an MMSD Home Hazmat collection site, where you can get rid of paint, compact fluorescent light bulbs, chemicals, motor oil, rechargeable batteries, and much more (see list below).

MMSD Home Hazmat collection drop-off is only open to Milwaukee County residents. Sorry, businesses are not allowed.

If you can't make this one-day event, three drive-through Home HazMat collection sites are open all year for Milwaukee County residents.

COVID-19 safety measures remain in place.

  • You must stay in your vehicle at all times.
  • Put all items in the trunk or as close to the hatchback as possible. For social distancing purposes, we will NOT accept or unload any items directly behind the driver’s seat in the back seats. 
  • We will NOT return cardboard boxes to transport items to the collection.
  • We WILL return gas cans used for transporting old gas or gas/oil mixtures. However, the cans will be sprayed with a disinfectant before we hand them back to you.
Map of the Bayside Village Hall Household Hazardous One-Day Drop-Off Event

Items You Can Bring:

Garage & Workshop


Artist’s paints and media


Auto body repair products

Automobile oil

Ballasts (without light fixture)

Battery acid

Brake fluid

Car wax, solvent-based

Contact cement

Deck strippers (wood bleach, sealers and preservatives)

Driveway sealer

Fuel additives

Fiberglass epoxy

Fluorescent light bulbs

Gasoline/oil mixtures

Gasoline and other fuels

Glue, solvent-based

Glue, water-based

Joint compound


Latex paint

Lighter fluid

Non-automotive oils

Oil filters

Oil-based paint

Paint thinner

Paint stripper

Parts cleaner

Pepper spray

Photographic chemicals

Road flares

Roofing tar

Rust remover

Sealers (wood & concrete)



Transmission fluid



Wood filler

Wood preservative


Kitchen & Bathroom

Cleaners, solvent-based


Floor care products

Hair remover

Nail polish

Nail polish remover

Oven cleaner

Mercury thermometers

Home & Garden

Aerosol cans, full

Batteries (button & rechargeable)

Dry cleaning solvent

Fertilizer (with pesticides)


Furniture polish

Metal polish, solvent-based

Insect spray

Lamp Oil

Light ballasts (W/out light fixture)



Pool chemicals

Rat poison

Shoe polish

Spot remover

Stump remover

Mercury thermostats

Weed killer

Please Do Not Bring These Items:


Compressed gas cylinders

Car batteries

Clothes dryers


Containers larger than 15 gallons


Fire Extinguishers


Marine flares

Medical Waste


Prescription drugs

Propane cylinder

Radioactive waste


Sharps / needles

Smoke detectors



Tires of any type

Washing machines

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