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Cleaning out your garage, shed or closets and have some chemicals you need to safely dispose of? Check this out!

WHO:       The City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Management Department, Keep Albuquerque Beautiful; Department of Municipal Development, Engineering Division; Bernalillo County; and Advanced Chemical Transport

WHAT:     Are hosting a FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for Albuquerque and Bernalillo County residents.

WHEN:     Saturday, April 22, 10am – 3pm

WHERE:   Advanced Chemical Transport, 6137 Edith Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107

Take advantage of this opportunity to dispose of up to 55 gallons of household hazardous waste.  Examples of household hazardous waste include those household wastes which can burn easily (flammable), corrode or irritate skin (corrosive), or poison humans and animals (toxic).

Acceptable Items:

·        Paints

·        Fertilizers

·        Cleaners

·        Pesticides

·        Pool chemicals

·        Used motor oil (automotive fluids)

·        Automobile batteries

·        Mercury containing items, including fluorescent light tubes and bulbs


Prohibited Items:

·        Business generated waste

·        Explosives

·        Ammunition

·        Compressed gases (not including aerosol cans)

·        Radioactive waste

·        Biomedical waste

·        Prescription medicine

·        Non-hazardous waste

·        Electronics

·        Appliances

HHW Information