Household Hazardous Drop-Off Centers and Hard to Recycle Waste Materials
Here is a map and list of Household Hazardous Waste drop-off locations in the greater Austin area.
Click the map image and then click the drop-off location you want to use.
Most do not charge for the specified residents, but people outside of the specific service area may be charged, or may be ineligible to participate. And there are rules and specific hours.
Call for details.
This map is current as of Spring 2021.
Note that the City of Austin and Hays County locations also allow residents to reuse certain items that are dropped off such as cleaners and paint, and also give away free mulch.
Where to Drop-off or Recycle….
Batteries-Alkaline and Rechargeable: Austin Public Library
Batteries-Rechargeable only: Home Depot, Lowes
Electronics / Ink & Toner Cartridges: Best Buy, Office Depot, Staples, Target
Eyeglasses: Over 60 drop-off locations are listed by the Austin Lions Club at this link.
Compact Fluorescent Lamps: Home Depot, Lowes
Mercury-Containing Thermostats: Johnson Supply (9416 Neils Thompson Dr #100, Austin, 78758)
Packaging Materials (Air Pillows, Corrugated Cardboard, Packing Peanuts): UPS Stores
Polyethylene Plastic Bags and Film: HEB, Randall’s, Target