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Dane County Department of Waste & Renewables

Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste Program

We accept household hazardous waste and electronics from Dane County residents year round at our facility.

 

Materials Accepted:

Household Chemicals (Full List):

  • Acids/bases
  • Adhesives/Caulk/Epoxy/Resins/Glues
  • Aerosol Products
  • Ammonia
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries, Rechargeable/Lithium (no alkaline)
  • Light Ballasts (PCB)
  • Cleaners/Degreasers/Disinfectants
  • Flammables
  • Gasoline/Gas-Oil Mixtures
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Mercury and Mercury Containing Items
  • Paints/Stains/Inks/Dyes/Varnish (no printer toners)
  • Pesticides/Herbicides/Fungicides
  • Poisons
  • Pool/Spa Chemicals
  • Solvents/Paint Thinners/Degreasers

 

Electronics:

  • Laptops & computers
  • Computer peripherals
  • Computer Parts & Monitors
  • Mice & keyboards
  • Servers & networking equipment
  • TVs & remote controllers
  • Printers, fax, copiers & scanners
  • DVD & VCR players 
  • Stereo equipment
  • Video game consoles
  • PDAs & cell phones
  • MP3 players & iPods 
  • Telephones
  • UPS batteries
  • Typewriters
  • Cash registers
  • Cable boxes
  • Radios
  • Digital clocks
  • Digital cameras

Materials NOT Accepted:

  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Appliances
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders/Helium or Freon Tanks
  • Cooking Oil
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Dried Latex Paint (place in your regular garbage)
  • Explosives/Ammunition/Fireworks
  • Fluorescent or CFL Bulbs
  • Medical Sharps
  • Motor Oil
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Smoke Detectors

Have a material not accepted at our location?  Find somewhere that accepts it in our Recycling & Disposal Directory or  Household Waste Disposal Guide.

Communites are welcome to independently organize and hold their own household hazardwaste collection event through the state hazardous waste contractor. Additionally, municipalites may request a collection event in their area by contacting Dane County Clean Sweep Program, (608) 838-3212.