Dispose Household Hazardous Waste

What is household hazardous waste (HHW)?

Household hazardous waste includes chemicals you’ve used in your car, on your lawn or for painting or cleaning your home. Sometimes, these hazardous chemicals can be embedded in another product, like a light bulb or battery.

HHWs include:

  • Paint and related materials
  • Pesticides
  • Brake fluid
  • Gasoline
  • Pool chemicals
  • Oven cleaner
  • Nail polish
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Deck cleaner
  • Kerosene

A place to go

Dumping hazardous items down the drain isn’t the only problem. Household chemicals thrown into the trash here in Cabarrus County are taken to the landfill in Concord. All landfills will eventually leak, and those chemicals will come back through your water and air.

Thankfully, we offer an alternative: Cabarrus County's Household Hazardous Waste facility at 246 General Services Drive in Concord. There, HHWs can be reused, recycled or properly disposed.

Hours of operation

We’re open for household hazardous waste drop off only on the FIRST WEDNESDAY of the month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and THIRD SATURDAY of each month from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

These hours are permitted by the state and are restricted based on safety precautions.

Recycling convenience center

The HHW facility is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., as a recycling convenience center.  We can take the following items any time we're open:

  • Used Motor Oil and Oil Filters
  • Any Battery
  • Antifreeze
  • Cooking Oil
  • Electronics
  • Cardboard
  • Mixed Paper
  • Appliances and Scrap Metal

Free paint available

We have a swap shop for recovered latex and spray paint, though you don’t need to bring paint to take some. The service is available to all Cabarrus County residents, institutions and businesses. Just call us to set up an appointment.

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