How to Dispose of Household Items

Drains & Toilets

Certain materials should not be put down the drain or flushed down the toilet. These items include:

  • Paint
  • Auto fluids
  • Lawn products
  • Motor oil
  • Cleaners
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Handy wipes
  • Grease
  • Beauty products
  • Diapers
  • Condoms
  • Medicine
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Tissues

Properly dispose of these items at your local household hazardous waste facility.

How to Properly Dispose of Household & Personal Items

To dispose of excess household grease, meat fats, lard, cooking oil, shortening, butter and margarine, and other similar items, please put them in a container and let dry before putting in the trash. Diapers, handy wipes, tissues, condoms, and personal hygiene products should be put in the garbage can.