Proper HHW Management Protects
Public Health and the Environment
Many common products are hazardous because they contain chemicals that are toxic, corrosive, flammable or reactive. Improper disposal (pouring down the drain, on the ground, into storm sewers, or in some cases putting them out with the trash) can harm the environment and a pose a threat to human health.
North County Site Open!
New! North County Site Open for Reservations
HHWSTL is pleased to announce the opening of a second site in the regional HHW partnership. Residents can now make a reservation to drop-off materials at the North County HHW Facility located at 4100 Seven Hills Drive, St. Louis MO, 63033. This facility was constructed on the grounds of the former Saint Louis County Department of Public Health North County Animal Shelter and offers the same services as the Lemay HHW Facility.
The sites will not be open at the same time. When making your reservation, you will be asked to select either the North County or the Lemay facility. The system will then give and available times for an appointment at that site.
HHW Recycling Tips
HHW tips: when disposing
Read the label if you are unsure of appropriate disposal methods for a household chemical.Read more...
If you need to cancel or reschedule a current reservation you can use the below form to manage your drop-off.
Here are some common types of HHW and estimates of how much they can weigh.* Using this calculator you can estimate what fees may apply.
|Quart of motor oil||2lbs|
|Bags of fertilizer||Up to 40lbs|
|Gallon of herbicide||8.5lbs|
|Gallon of gasoline||6lbs|
|5 Gal of driveway sealer (full)||50lbs|
|Quart can of paint||Up to 4lbs|
|Gallon can of paint||Up to 10 lbs|
|5 gallon can of paint||Up to 45lbs|
*These weights are estimates. Material will be weighed at the facility. All fees will be assessed at the time of drop-off.