Bases (also called alkalies or a) are found in several household bleach, ammonia, drain cleaners, and oven cleaners. Bases have a pH range of 7.1 to 14.0 to 6.9, are corrosive and may cause severe skin irritations or burns on contact with living tissue. Bases should be disposed of as a hazardous waste.
Free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
If you are a resident of Clark County or one of its cities, you may dispose of unwanted household hazardous waste products at any of the following HHW collection programs. Business-generated hazardous waste will not be accepted.
Eligible senior and citizens with disabilities who are unable to transport HHW to a collection site or event may call (360) 397-6118 ext. 4352 to see if they qualify for a free home pick up.
Fixed Collection Facilities
- Central Transfer and Recycling Center - Brush Prairie
- West Van Materials Recovery Center - Vancouver
- Washougal Transfer Station - Washougal
Satellite Collection Events