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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.
Artist’s paints and media
Auto body repair products
Ballasts (without light fixture)
Car wax, solvent-based
Deck strippers (wood bleach, sealers and preservatives)
Fluorescent light bulbs
Gasoline and other fuels
Sealers (wood & concrete)
Floor care products
Nail polish remover
Aerosol cans, full
Batteries (button & rechargeable)
Dry cleaning solvent
Fertilizer (with pesticides)
Metal polish, solvent-based
Light ballasts (W/out light fixture)
Compressed gas cylinders
Containers larger than 15 gallons
Sharps / needles
Tires of any type
Any items flushed other than toilet paper can create costly clogs in your home pipes, our community sewer pipes, and our water reclamation facilities. Learn what items you should not flush down your toilet.
Rain gardens help reduce sewer overflows and water pollution by absorbing stormwater runoff from hard surfaces into the ground naturally. Learn how to plant a rain garden and help protect Lake Michigan.
Get FREE water by the barrel from your roof and use it when it’s dry outside to use in your landscape. Rain barrels help keep excess water out of the sewer system and help reduce water pollution.