To properly dispose of hazardous wastes and e-wastes throughout the year, you may bring materials to the Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 2675 Commonwealth Ave.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday – Saturday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday – Monday - Closed

For more information, call (904)-387-8847.

2015-2016 Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Mobile Collection Events

The Solid Waste Division will host ten household hazardous waste and electronic waste (e-waste) mobile collection events throughout the city. The schedule for this year is as follows. Directional signage will be posted on the day of the event. The HHW Event is held 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

November 14th,2015 – Normandy Park:  1728 Lindsey Road 
December 12th,2015-  Mandarin Park:  14780 Mandarin Road
January 9th,2016 –Oceanway Park:  12215 Sago Ave.
January 23rd,2016 –Jacksonville Beach Public Works Department: 1460 Shetter Avenue, Jacksonville Beach
February 13th,2016 –Ed Austin Regional Park:   2450 Monument Road
March 12th,2016 – Lonnie Miller Park: 7689 Price Lane
March 26th,2016 –Blue Cypress Park:   4012 University Blvd. N.
April 16th,2016 - Mandarin Park:  14780 Mandarin Road 
May 14th,2016 - Jacksonville Beach Public Works Department: 1460 Shetter Avenue, Jacksonville Beach
June 11th,2016 -  Ed Austin Regional Park:  2450 Monument Road


Residents are encouraged to use a mobile collection or the Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 2675 Commonwealth Ave., for the recycling of electronic wastes. The HHW Facility is open Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Types of waste which may be brought to one of the mobile events or to the HHW Facility include:

  • Televisions*
  • Computer monitors*
  • Computer terminals
  • CPUs
  • Keyboards
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Stereo equipment
  • Radios
  • VCRs
  • DVDs
  • Camcorders
  • Desk and mobile phones
  • Pagers
  • Power tools
  • Small kitchen appliances (i.e. microwaves, toaster ovens)
  • Health and beauty appliances
*There is a limit of 3 Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) and televisions per customer. Some items may be returned to the retailer for recycling (ex. E-waste, motor oil, automotive batteries, rechargeable batteries, fluorescent and CFL bulbs) for check with the retailer.

These items will be collected as part of normal garbage collection service if left at the curb. However, once these items enter the waste stream with normal garbage they cannot be recycled and are disposed of in the landfill.

These items are only collected from residences. Businesses should check for available recycling centers to arrange for the recycling and/or disposal of any e-wastes.

Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous wastes cannot be collected curbside with regular trash. Residents may bring these items, however, to one of the scheduled mobile collection events or they may take items to the Household Hazardous Waste Facility located at 2675 Commonwealth Ave.

Types of waste which may be brought to one of the mobile events or to the HHW Facility include: 

  • Paint
  • Paint thinners and paint strippers
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Thermometers and thermostats
  • Drain cleaners
  • Pool chemicals
  • Aerosol cans
  • Pesticides
  • Antifreeze
  • Fertilizer
  • Acids
  • Gun powder
  • Ammunition and fireworks
  • Fluorescent bulbs and tubes, including CFL light bulbs
  • 20-pound propane cylinders

Disposing Paint: Weekly limits 27 gallons per Duval County Resident.

For more information or to arrange for special handling of unusual waste material, call (904) 630-CITY (2489).