Kalamaoo County

Health and Community Services
Environmental Health

Kalamazoo County Household Hazardous Waste Center
1301 Lamont Avenue
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49048
(269) 373-5211

What's accepted from households?

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Acids and Bases

Muriatic acid/battery acid
TSP/lye

Adhesives

Caulks/glues

Aerosols - all kinds

Automotive Products

Used motor oil and oil filters
Antifreeze
Batteries
Brake fluid
Gasoline
Transmission fluid
Waxes/polishes

Beauty aids

Hair spray
Perfume/cologne
Nail polish/remover

Cleaners

Soaps and shampoos
Bathroom/kitchen cleaners
Waxes/polishes
Oven cleaners
Drain cleaners

Electronics

Monitors
CPUs/laptops/tablets
Keyboards/mice
Televisions
Printers/scanners/faxes
DVD/VCR players
Cell phones/cordless phones
Cables/wires/power cords
Carbon monoxide detectors
Cable/satellite devices
Stereos/digital cameras

Explosives

Ammunition/black powder
Fireworks
Flares

Fire Extinguishers - all kinds

Fuels

Kerosene
Home heating oil
Lighter fluid

Household Batteries

Alkaline batteries
Rechargeable (from power tools, phones, laptops, etc.)
Lithium (cameras)
Button cell (watches, calculators, hearing aids)

Light Bulbs

Compact fluorescents/8-ft tube and shorter
High-pressure sodium/metal halide/projector
LED/neon lights

Mercury

All devices - Thermometers, thermostats, sphygmomanometers, switches, etc.
Liquid (elemental)

Miscellaneous

Driveway sealer/crack filler/roof coating
Cooking oil
Printer ink cartridges/toner cartridges
Microwave ovens

Paint Products

Oil-based paints, stains and varnishes only
Mineral spirits/paint thinner/stripper/turpentine

Pesticides/Herbicides - all kinds

Photography Chemicals

Developer/fixer/stop bath

Propane cylinders

One-pound cylinders only

Swimming Pool Chemicals

Chlorine
pH reducer
pH increaser

(List updated last 1/6/17)

*SMALL BUSINESSES IN KALAMAZOO COUNTY AND GALESBURG residents may use the HHW Center for a fee. Please call 269-383-8764 for more information or click here to email.