Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

  1. Environmental Services

Enviromental Services Building

365-A N Donahue Dr

  1. Email: webenvirsvc@auburnalabama.org
  2. Phone: (334) 501-3080
  3. Hours:  M-F: 7:30AM-4:30PM

Timothy Woody

Environmental Services Director

  1. Phone: (334) 501-3080
  2. Email: twoody@auburnalabama.org

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

The City of Auburn Environmental Services Department hosts an annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in the Spring (date and time will be announced) at the Environmental Services Complex, located at 365-A North Donahue Drive.

Citizens may bring up to 20 pounds of material per household for disposal. Participation is limited to Auburn residents. Proof of residency can be shown by bringing a recent water bill.

Permissible Items

No farm, commercial, or industrial waste is permitted.

Acceptable items

  • Adhesives, glues, resins
  • Aerosol cans
  • Ammonia
  • Antifreeze
  • Bleach
  • Brake fluids
  • Car batteries
  • Cesspool cleaners
  • Creosote
  • Drain cleaners
  • Dry cell batteries
  • Engine degreasers
  • Engine & radiator flushes
  • Floor cleaner
  • Gasoline
  • Hearing aid batteries
  • Herbicides
  • Insect sprays
  • Kerosene
  • Latex paints
  • Metal polish
  • Mothballs
  • Muriatic acid (HCI)
  • NiCad batteries
  • Oil based paints
  • Old chemistry sets
  • Oven cleaners
  • Paint thinners
  • Pesticides
  • Photo chemicals
  • Pool chemicals
  • Radiator cleaners
  • Rodent killers
  • Rust preventatives
  • Sealants
  • Solvents
  • Spot removers
  • Transmission fluid
  • Used engine oil
  • Varnishes
  • Weed killers
  • Wood preservatives
  • Wood stains
  • Wood strippers

Unacceptable items

  • Ammunition
  • Explosives
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Flares
  • Gun powder
  • Radioactive waste
  • Smoke detectors
  • Substances regulated by the DEA
  • Unknown gas cylinders
  • Unknown materials
  • Unstable wastes