Discarding Household Paint & Electronics

Five intact household electronic items are accepted along with ancillary equipment such as keyboards and routers each month. The items must not be stripped or missing their housing as the sharp edges and exposed components can cause injuries. 

Types of Items accepted at eligible facilities*

  • Paint – Latex & Oil based Paint/Stain/Varnish
    • Limit: 10 one-gallon containers and 5 five-gallon containers; must be sealed and not leaking
  • Computers and components
  • Computer Backup Power Supply
  • Fax machines
  • Laptop computers
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Radios
  • Stereo components
  • Telephones/Cellphones
  • Televisions
  • VCR/DVD players

*This is not a complete list of what is accepted. Do not throw these items away in your curbside carts. Eligible facilities are listed below. If you have questions, call (813) 272-5680.

Items not accepted

  • Commercial waste
    • Download a list of disposal contractors that pickup hazardous waste, used oil, electronics and fluorescent lamps for disposal by commercial facilities
  • Spray aerosol cans be taken to a Household Hazardous Waste collection for disposal, but you can't take them to the eligible Community Collection Centers (CCC)

When and where to take paint and electronics

  • Days & Hours
    • Monday through Saturday
    • 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for customers who are hand-unloading
    • 7:30: a.m to 5:30 p.m. for customers with automatic dump trailers
    • Wimauma is only open the third Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Download Household Hazardous Waste Program brochure 

What to bring

  • Photo ID