Common Examples of Household Hazardous Waste

The following lists household hazardous waste (HHW) products commonly found in the home. There are three options available to Sonoma residents looking to properly dispose of HHW: the HHW Facility, HHW Collection Events and HHW Rover Service.

Never Throw Household Hazardous Waste in the Trash

The HHW Facility is free for residents.

In the house

Aerosol sprays

Asbestos

Batteries

Cleansers

Fire extinguishers

Medication

Nail polish & remover

Syringes/needles

Toiletries

In the yard

Fungicides

Insecticides

Pesticides

Pool chemicals

Propane (5 gallon-cylinders and smaller)

Weed killers

In the garage & workshop

Antifreeze

Auto batteries

Automatic transmission fluid

Brake fluid

Engine cleaners

Flammable liquids & solids

Flares

Fuels (such as butane, diesel, gasoline, kerosene and lamp oil)

Glues

Oil & filters

Paint

Paint thinners

Photo chemicals

Power-steering fluid

Solvents

Treated wood

Wood finishes