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. The HHW Facility and HHW Collection Events are free for residents, while the HHW Rover can be scheduled for $50 per pickup (free for seniors over 80 years of age and housebound residents). Services are also available for businesses.

Never Throw Household Hazardous Waste in the Trash

In the house

Aerosol sprays
Asbestos
Batteries
Cleaners and disinfectants
Fire extinguishers
Fluorescent bulbs
LED bulbs
Medication
Nail polish & remover
Perfumes
Sharps/needles
Toiletries

In the yard

Fertilizers
Fungicides
Insecticides
Pesticides
Pool chemicals
Propane (5 gallon-cylinders and smaller)
Rodenticides
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
Wood finishes

The materials below require special disposal and are not accepted through HHW programs. See alternative disposal options:

DOWNLOAD RESOURCES

The following resources are provided in English and Spanish language. Click on the image to download the .pdf Visit Downloads & Graphics to download the complete 24-page Zero Waste Guide 2020-21