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  • HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF SITES
    Waukesha County operates 4 year-round household hazardous waste (HHW) drop-off sites for county residents and 4 special one-day collections in spring and fall in Brookfield, Delafield, Mukwonago and Oconomowoc. All sites are free to Waukesha County residents with proof of residency e.g. driver's license, tax bill.


    September 10th  Household Hazardous Waste Special Event - Oconomowoc


     HHW Disposal Guide               Holiday Closing Schedule              Special Collection Events 


                                             Detailed Map of Menomonee Falls HHW Site
                                               
    Latex Paint is NOT Hazardous Waste: Latex Paint Disposal


    BUSINESS & AGRICULTURAL HAZARDOUS WASTE (preregistration required)
    Accepted at the Waukesha, Muskego and Oconomowoc sites.
    Business & Agriculture HW Disposal                 Business Chemical Inventory Form


    Generally, waste is considered hazardous if it is:
          Ignitable (i.e. burns readily)
          Corrosive
          Reactive (i.e. explosive)
          Waste may also be considered hazardous if it contains certain toxic chemicals
          May be labeled with key words such as: Caution, Poison, Warning, Danger, Flammable, Combustible, Corrosive
          (A detailed explanation of Hazardous Waste)

    Product Exchange Program: Cleaning, automotive, and garden products can be donated by residents to the ProductExchange Program for other residents to take home and repurpose. This free program is available at all of the county's permanent HHW sites. Quantities and types of materials available vary, and participants will be required to sign a liability waiver and standard release form.