This facility can only accept items from your household that have been used for household purposes.
For information on how to properly dispose of items from businesses, non-profit organizations, churches, schools, and other non-household related items, you will need to contact a hazardous waste disposal company that can provide you information regarding proper disposal of your hazardous waste. You may download the publication provided by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) with the information you need for how to properly dispose of your items by clicking HERE.

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Information on Testing available in Harris County

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Household Hazardous Waste

Physical Address:
Household Hazardous Waste
Program Manager:  Cheryl Burton-Fentress
Email us at: hhw@eng.hctx.net 

6900 Hahl Road (At 290 and Gessner)
Houston, TX 77040

Household Hazardous Waste Contacts:
346-286-4299   Information Line
346-286-4296   Información en Español

HHW NEWSROOM

Open to public for Collection:
Drop-off is by appointment only. Please refer
to the top of this page for information on
making an appointment.
We will be closed the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.
 

The facility may close during inclement weather.
Please call 346-286-4294 for closure information.


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Instructions when you get to the facility

When you arrive at the facility, please drive slowly between the orange cones and follow instructions on the signs.  Drive slowly over the speed humps and stop at the stop sign for further instructions.  You will be advised when to drive under the awning for offloading.  For safety reasons, you must put your vehicle in park, turn off your ignition, and remain in your vehicle while being offloaded.  Also for your safety, no one may smoke while on facility property and cell phone use by the driver is prohibited.


Newsletter Subscription

When you subscribe to our Listserve you will receive monthly e-mails on upcoming HHW collection information such as closure dates, pharmaceutical collection dates, and fourth Saturday locations and dates. Just click HERE to subscribe. You may unsubscribe at any time to our HHW Newsroom.

Residents of Harris County who reside outside of the incorporated City of Houston limits, may use the facility to properly dispose of unwanted hazardous items from their homes, they no longer want.  Residents of unincorporated Harris County may use the facility to properly dispose of unwanted hazardous items from their homes. For information about other local collection programs, click here.

HHW collection services are free to residents of Harris County!

Please click here on the colored boxes in the calendar for the location and time of collections.

Commitment Statement: Harris County will provide residents the ability to dispose of household chemicals and other hazardous household items used in their homes in the most cost efficient, safe and environmentally compliant manner.

 

 

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