The Fall 2022 HazMobile and BOPA (Batteries/Oil/Latex Paint/Antifreeze only) Events are over. The Spring 2023 are currently being scheduled and will be placed on this website in the spring. The date, location and the CLICK HERE link you will use to make your appointment will be added 5 weeks before the event date.

Smaller localized events are conducted at various county facilities in the Spring and Fall. These events are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! Please check the list below for the location closest to you. Click the link corresponding to the event to make an appointment and for additional information about the event.

The HazMobile events accept all chemicals that we accept at our permanent facility. BOPA events only accept Batteries, Oil, Latex Paint and Antifreeze.

  • Pct 4 HazMobile Event: (PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE)
    Location: Bear Creek Pioneers Park located at 3055 Bear Creek Dr Houston TX 77084
    When: December 3, 2022 at 8 am – 11 am

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 please call the TCEQ small business assistance line at
1 (800) 447-2827.

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Household Hazardous Waste

Physical Address:
Household Hazardous Waste
Program Manager:  Cheryl Burton-Fentress
Email us at: 

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

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.

highway 290 and gessner

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.

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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 from our HHW Newsroom

Residents of Harris County who reside outside of the incorporated City of Houston limits may use the facility to dispose of unwanted hazardous items from their homes properly they no longer want.  Residents of unincorporated Harris County may use the facility to dispose of unwanted hazardous items from their homes properly. 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.