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RACINE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS
WASTE COLLECTION
For City of Racine, Caledonia, Elmwood Park, Mt. Pleasant, North Bay, Sturtevant &
Wind Point Residents Only
Location: 6200 21st Street, West of Hwy. 31
Every 3rd Saturday: April to October 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

What You Should Bring

HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
Artist & hobby paint
Batteries, Alkaline/Lithium
Cleaners, polishes, removers w/ solvent
Cooking oil (used)
Floor/wax stripper w/ solvent
Fluorescent light bulbs/compact bulbs (CFLs)
Insect spray/baits & rodent poison
Laundry bleach
Metal cleaners
Mothballs
Pool chemicals
Thermometers w/ mercury
Thermostats w/ mercury
AUTOMOTIVE
Antifreeze (recycling is preferred)
Auto body repair products
Brake fluid
Carburetor fuel injection cleaners
Car wax, solvent based
Degreasers

Gasoline, fuels
Gas & oil mixture
Motor oil (recycling preferred),
refrigerants, starter fluids
Transmission fluid
HOME IMPROVEMENT
Adhesive, glues w/ solvent
Cleaners, solvent based
Concrete cleaner (acid)
Furniture stripper
Oil based paint
Paint remover/turpentine
Stain/varnish/lacquer
Wood preservative
YARD & GARDEN
Fertilizer w/ weed killer
Insect or bug killer
Kerosene
Lighter fluid
Pool chemicals
Rat/rodent poison
Weed killer

THIS PROGRAM DOES NOT ACCEPT:
Agriculture wastes
Ammunition/explosives/fireworks
Appliances of any kind
Business/commercial wastes
Electronics

Empty containers (recycle when possible)
Fire extinguishers
Institutional wastes
Latex paint (use “paint dry” products)
Lead acid batteries

Medical Waste
Propane tank
Radioactive waste
Smoke detectors (throw away)
Tires

* Solvent-containing products have the words: flammable, combustible or contains petroleum distillates on
the label. Any products with acetone, xylene and methylene chloride should be saved for collection.
Some retailers recycle batteries. Call 1-800-8-BATTERY.
Agricultural, Institutional or Business Wastes can be collected by special arrangement.
Please see the website for more details.

For more information: Call 262-636-9181 or visit www.cityofracine.org/hhw

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