City's Solid Waste Division Encouraging Residents to Safely Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste at Collection Event

January 07, 2021  
Men loading household hazardous waste into truck

With a focus on addressing blight, the City of Jacksonville offers citizens opportunities and events that promote appropriate disposal of waste and other debris. This effort includes the Solid Waste Division’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronic Waste (e-waste) Mobile Collection events where residents can take items, like chemicals and small appliances, to locations throughout the city to be properly discarded.
 

The first collection event of 2021 is Saturday, Jan. 9, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 9A/Baymeadows Regional Park (8000 Baymeadows Road E.). Items that will be accepted include:
 
Household Hazardous Waste
 

  • Pesticides, pool chemicals, or any other type of chemicals or acids
  • Car parts, scrap metal, antifreeze, motor oil* or used oil filters
  • Gas, propane, kerosene, or diesel fuel/tanks
  • Fireworks, flares, fire extinguishers, gun powder or ammunition
  • Drain cleaners, paint*, varnish, shellac, thinners or strippers
  • Thermometers or thermostats
  • Car batteries or rechargeable batteries
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Fertilizer
  • Aerosol cans
  • Fluorescent or Compact Fluorescent (CFL) lights/tubes/bulbs
 
 
E-Waste
 
  • 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
  • Health and beauty appliances

 
Eleven other mobile collection events will be held during the year. For a list of future dates and sites, visit https://www.coj.net/departments/public-works/solid-waste/remote-collection-events.aspx.
 
Additional general information about HHW and e-waste collection is available on the Solid Waste Division’s website at https://www.coj.net/departments/public-works/solid-waste/disposal-operations/household-hazardous-wastes-(hhw).
 
*Disposing paint and motor oil: Limits are 27 gallons of paint and/or 27 gallons of motor oil in a 30-day period per Duval County resident.