RecycleWorks - Public Works Department

Accepted Hazardous Waste Materials

 

Adhesives

Aerosols

All Purpose Cleaners

Ammonia

Antibacterial Products

Antifreeze

Arsenic

Asbestos

Auto Oil

Batteries – Household*

Brake Fluid

Butane Tanks

Carburetor Cleaner

Chemical

Chlorine Bleach

Commercial Gas Cylinders

Computers

Contact Cement

Contaminates Soil

Cooking Oil

Drain Cleaner

Electronics

Engine Degreaser

Fire Extinguishers

Flourescent Light Tubes

Formaldehyde

Fuel Filters

Furniture Polish

Garden Fungicides

Gasoline

Glue

Halogen Light Bulbs

Heating Oil

Helium Tanks

Jewelry Cleaner

Lacquer

Lead

Mercury Containing Thermostats

Mercury Fever Thermometers

Metal Cleaners

Microwaves

Model Cement

Moss Control

Mothballs

Nail Polish

Nail Polish Remover

Oil- Cooking, Artist, Heating, Motor

Oil Filters

Over Cleaner

Paint - Artist Acrylic, Encaustic, Oil, Tempera, Watercolor

Paint - Oil Based, Latex, Thinner, Stripper, Spray, Lead Based

PCB Contaminated Materials

Pepper Spray (OC)

Pesticides

Photographic Materials

Propane Tanks

Rubber Cement

Rubber Cement Thinner

Rust Remover

Sharps (Medical Needles in containers)

Spot Remover

Spray Paint

Stains

Stain Remover

Televisions

Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Toner Cartridges

Transmission Fluid

Varnish

Weed Killer

Wood Preservative

     
Hazardous Waste Materials NOT Accepted

 

Refrigerators

Wood

Tires

 

Reactive materials including:

Sodium Metal

Explosives including:

Blasting Caps

Gun Powder

Biological Wastes (Sharps accepted)

Radioactive Wastes

Contaminated Soils**

 

 

* Rechargeable batteries larger than 1.5 Volt must have their terminals protected by either bagging or taping each individual battery. Please separate batteries by type, i.e. alkaline, NiCad, lithium, lead acid, silver oxide

** Soil that has come in contact with gas or oil can be taken to Bicknell Inc, 2275 Brady Lane, 789-8727. Bicknell charges a fee for disposal. The soil has to be free from plastic, garbage or other debris. ADEC requires reporting and approval prior to transport of contaminated soils in some circumstances, go to http://dec.alaska.gov/spar/spillreport.htm for more information.

** Packaging and Transporting Guidelines:

Please keep products in their original containers

Add additional containers or bags to prevent leaking

Containers will not be returned

Identify and label unmarked containers

Do NOT mix any products

Keep products away from passengers during transport

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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City and Borough of Juneau
155 S. Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
tel. 907-586-5240
fax 907-586-5385
http://www.juneau.org