Household Hazardous Waste

Join us for the 2022 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 8:00am to noon.

Residents of Orono and Old Town (proof of residency required) can drop off household hazardous waste materials to:

  • Recycling Center
  • 246 Gilman Falls Avenue
  • Old Town, ME

This event gives an opportunity for residents to discard of their household hazardous waste responsibly so it does not harmfully pollute our environment and landfills. 


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ACCEPTABLE ITEMS INCLUDE:

  • Car batteries/Car tires
  • Waste gasoline/kerosene
  • Propane cylinders
  • Pesticides/Insecticides
  • Computers/TV Monitors
  • Oil Paint/Thinners
  • Engine degreasers
  • Transmission fluids
  • Swimming pool chemicals
  • Aerosol cans
  • Cleaners and chemicals

ITEMS THAT ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE:

  • Ammunition
  • Fireworks/Explosives
  • Prescription medicine/syringes
  • Latex paint
  • Infectious and biological waste
  • Unknown pressurized cylinders

TO ENSURE SAFETY:

  • Leave waste in original containers
  • Never mix chemicals
  • Never smoke while handling hazardous materials
  • Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes, not plastic garbage bags
  • Pack your vehicle and go directly to the drop off site
  1. Megan Hess

    Environmental Services Coordinator