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Last weekend for hazardous waste collection

This is the last weekend for Hamilton County's free hazardous waste drop-off program. The site closes for the year Saturday.

Here are the details from the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District:

Free to Hamilton County residents only. Bring proof of residency, such as a driver’s license or utility bill.

Locations: Environmental Enterprises, Inc.

  • 4600 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45232 (Directly across from Winton Road) MAP
    Saturday from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Acceptable Items:

• Pesticides/Fertilizers • Solvents/Thinners • Lawn/Pool Chemicals • Cleaners • Household/Auto Batteries • Fire Extinguishers • Propane Tanks • Oil-based Paint • Mercury • Fluorescent Bulbs • Driveway Sealer • Gasoline/Motor Oil • Antifreeze • Thermostats

Unacceptable Items:

• Latex Paint* • Radioactive Materials • Medical Waste • Explosives/Ammunition • Smoke Detectors • Tires • Yardwaste • Garbage • Roofing Materials • Appliances • Computers/Electronics• Heating Oil or Fuel Tanks • Unmarked Cylinders • Fireworks/Gun Powder • Prescription Drugs

* Latex Paint will be accepted only if resident brings other household hazardous waste. If resident brings only latex paint, resident will be charged $1.50 per gallon of paint (minimum charge of $5.00). Check or credit card only - Cash NOT accepted.

If you have questions, click here or call (513) 946-7766.

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