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Household Hazardous Waste, Tires, & Electronics

Hazardous Materials are: ignitable, reactive, toxic, or corrosive.  Materials that have these characteristics and come from households cannot be disposed of through normal trash collection.  They are unsafe for humans, animals, and the environment.  Never dispose of hazardous items in the trash, down drains and sewers, or into the environment.

The Washington County Environmental Affairs Office, located at 2615 Brink Drive in Fayetteville, operates a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Center where residents can drop off HHW for free. The hours of operation are Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m and the first Saturday of each month from 8:00 am to noon.  Please call them at (479) 444-1725 for more information.

The following items are accepted at the HHW Collection Center:

Household Hazardous Waste:
Automotive supplies including batteries, antifreeze, motor oil, and tires; paints, strippers, thinners, lacquers, and mineral spirits; pesticides, herbicides, yard chemicals, pool chemicals, cleaners, household batteries, fluorescent bulbs, mercury thermometers, sharps, and similar items that are generated from households.  The site only accepts items generated from households.

Electronic Waste:
Please check with the Washington County Environmental Affairs Office for the price of recycling per unit.  Acceptable equipment includes TVs, computers, VCRs, and printers, and many other kinds of household electronics.  Please visit their website or call (479) 444-1725 for details. 

Tires:
Residents may bring in four passenger tires for free and each additional tire includes a small fee. Tires with rims cost extra. Tires larger than passenger size will incur a higher fee per tire.

If you have any questions regarding disposal of these materials, please contact the Washington County Environmental Affairs Office at (479) 444-1725 or click here to visit their website.