City of Perrysburg

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HHW Disposal

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) includes a wide variety of things. It includes fluorescent light bulbs, lithium batteries, medications, mercury, rechargeable batteries, and heavy metals that are contained in electronic waste. Chemicals that are used on yards, pools, oil-based paints and stains are also classified as HHW.

Residents are encouraged to safely dispose and/or recycle these items year-round at Environmental Recycling in Bowling Green or Heritage Environmental Services located in Toledo.

Consult the A - Z Recycle & Disposal Guide for individual items for safe disposal and recycling options.

Household Hazardous Waste

Chemicals
  • Driveway sealer
  • Fertilizer
  • Insecticides
  • Kerosene and gasoline
  • Pesticides
  • Pool chemicals
  • Weedkiller
Items that contain heavy metals
  • Button batteries
  • Lithium batteries
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Vehicle batteries
Items that contain mercury
  • Fever thermometers
  • Furnace thermometers
  • Fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs and tube lights)
Medical waste
  • Prescription and over the counter medications
  • Sharps, syringes, and lancets
Paint
  • Oil-based paints and stains
  • Paint thinner, mineral spirits, and turpentine
Vehicle oil and fluids
  • Antifreeze
  • Brake and transmission fluid
  • Motor oil