WHAT IS HAZARDOUS WASTE?
Household hazardous waste (HHW) products include pesticides, paints, solvents, batteries, thinners, motor oil, and antifreeze. Look for signal words such as poison, danger, warning, caution, or flammable on the label.
To dispose of your HHW product:
· Keep HHW products separate (do not mix).
· Bring products in their original containers when possible.
· Seal products to prevent leaks and spills.
· Keep products away from the driver and passengers, i.e., in a trunk, truck bed, or trailer.
· Keep children and pets away from collection sites and events.
· Exceed 25 gallons or 220 pounds of HHW per event/visit to disposal site.
· Bring unlabeled, empty or leaking containers, asbestos, explosives or ammunition, radioactive or infectious waste, or business-generated waste to the collection site.
Residents of Clark County and its cities may dispose of unwanted household hazardous waste products at one of the following county sponsored HHW collection sites (listed below) or at a Satellite Collection Event. In addition, a Home Collection Program is available for eligible seniors and citizens with disabilities who are unable to transport HHW to a collection site or event. You may call (360) 397-6118 ext. 4352 to see if you qualify for a free home pick up.
Central Transfer and Recycling Center (360) 256-8482
11034 NE 117th Avenue,
Vancouver, WA 98662
Saturday & Sunday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
West Van Materials Recovery Center (360) 737-1727
6601 NW Old Lower River Rd,
Vancouver, WA 98660
Friday & Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Washougal Transfer Station (360) 835-2500
4020 South Grant Street
Washougal, WA 98671
Third Saturday of every month 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Satellite Collection Events are scheduled throughout the year. Call Clark County Public Works, (360) 397-6118 ext. 4352 for a collection event schedule or for more information about household hazardous waste.
Business generated hazardous waste is not accepted through these programs. Businesses should visit Small Quantity Generators (SQG) or contact the Clark County Solid Waste Program at (360) 397-6118 ext. 4352 for additional information and assistance with hazardous waste issues.