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Household Chemicals and Electronics Collections
Household Chemicals and Electronics Collection Centers
Collection centers are open for residential household customers only. No commercial or oversized loads will be accepted at these residential collection facilities. Click here for a list of facility locations and hours

If you need assistance in knowing what is considered an oversized load, e-mail   or call 813-209-3045 before visiting the facility.


Money 4 Mercury
At the May 17, 2014 collection event residents can receive a $5 grocery store gift card in exchange for select mercury-containing items.


Please note that for the safety of our employees and our residents, collection centers may close early due to inclement weather or in the event the facility reaches its storage capacity.

For more information about household chemicals and electronics collection centers and tips for disposal, view the Household Chemicals and Electronics Disposal brochure.


Accepted Items

Chemicals Accepted
The following chemicals are accepted at the Household Chemicals and Electronics Collection Centers:
  • Aerosols
  • Ammunition
  • Batteries
  • Cleaning compounds
  • Cooking oil
  • Diesel fuel
  • Fertilizers
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Fuel oil
  • Gasoline / Gasoline cans
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides 
  • Mercury thermostats
  • Motor oil
  • Paint / primer / thinner / stripper 
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane tanks (under 20 lbs.)
  • Varnish

Electronics Accepted
The following electronics are accepted at the Household Chemicals and Electronics Collection Centers (limit 5 per visit):
  • Computers and components
  • Copiers
  • Fax machines
  • Laptop computers
  • Monitors
  • Microwave ovens
  • Printers
  • Radios
  • Scanners
  • Stereo component
  • Telephones / cell phones
  • Televisions
  • Toasters
  • VCR / DVD players

Accepted in Limited Quantities

In order to more effectively manage resources for this program, residents are limited to load sizes for the following items:

  • Five 20-lb. propane tanks (larger tanks are not accepted)
  • Five intact electronic items (not stripped; electronics that are missing the housing are not accepted because sharp edges and exposed components can cause injuries)
  • Ten fluorescent bulbs 4 feet and longer
  • Ten 1-gallon paint cans
  • Five 5-gallon paint cans or pails
  • Container sizes for any products can be no more than 10 gallons

Items Not Accepted
The following items are not accepted at the Household Chemicals and Electronics Collection Centers:
  • Bio-medical waste
  • Commercial waste
  • Unwanted medications/pharmaceuticals
  • Explosives
  • Radioactive materials