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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Recycling for Meridian Residents


Meridian households have several free and convenient options to safely recycle and dispose of their hazardous materials:

 

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events: 

You can drop off household hazardous waste at these weekly collection events (except holidays).  No business hazardous waste accepted.

 

 

Days & Hours
Every Monday (except holidays)

Hours:  Noon – 7:00 p.m.

Location:  2130 W. Franklin (Republic Services)

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Accepted Materials

The following list of materials can be brought to the Meridian mobile collection site. Larger quantities (25 items or more) or pickup truck-sized loads of household hazardous waste must be taken to the permanent collection facility at  the Ada County Hidden Hollow Sanitary Landfill.

 

Acceptable Household Hazardous Waste include:

Latex Paint, Oil-based Paint & Other Finishes

  • Latex Paint
  • Stains
  • Lacquer
  • Shellac
  • Urethane
Fluorescent Tubes and Bulbs  
Household Batteries

Note: Alkaline batteries may go in the trash

Accepted Batteries:

  • Nickel-Cadmium (NiCads or rechargeable)
  • Lithium
  • Lithium Ion button
  • Nickel Metal Hydride (No-MH)
  • Auto Batteries

Solvents and Thinners

  • Paint Thinner
  • Acetone
  • Brush Cleaner
  • Mineral Spirits
Used Motor Oil and Auto Products
  • Motor Oil
  • Auto Batteries
  • Brake and Transmission fluids
  • Car Wax
  • Antifreeze
Fuels
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene
  • Camping Fuel
  • Butane and Propane (small tanks)

Cleaning Solutions

  • Ammonia
  • Bleach
  • TSP
  • All Purpose Cleaners
  • Metal Polishes
Pesticides and Other Garden Chemicals
  • Fertilizer
  • Weed Killer
  • Sulfur
Roofing Tar and Adhesives
  • Glue
  • Caulk
  • Solvent-based Cement
  • Silicone

Photo-Chemicals

  • Photo-fix
  • Developer
  • Etching Acids
Aerosols
  • Spray Paint
  • Oven Cleaners
Mercury-containing Thermometers
  • Thermostats
  • Switches

 

 

Acceptable Electronic Waste include:

Computer Systems and Accessories
  • CRT Monitors

        Bring no more than three CRTs to a collection event. 

        If more than 3 CRTs, self-haul to

        Ada County Hidden Hollow Sanitary Landfill

        10300 N. Seasman's Gulch Road

        Boise, Idaho

       Monday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • LCD Displays
  • CPUs
  • All-in-Ones
  • Laptops
  • Servers
  • Switches
  • Hubs
  • UPS Systems
  • Keyboards & Mice
  • Speakers
  • Hard Drives
  • Optical Drives
  • Wires & Cables

Televisions

(27" and under in size accepted

at HHW Collection Events)

Televisions larger than 27 inches in size

and console televisions (i.e. televisions in a wood cabinet)

must be taken to the landfill for recycling:

Ada County Hidden Hollow Sanitary Landfill

10300 N. Seasman's Gulch Road

Boise, Idaho

Monday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Audio & Video Equipment
  • DVDs
  • VCRs
  • Stereos
  • Camcorders
  • Cameras
  • Radios
  • Game Systems
Office Equipments
  • Fax Machines
  • Photo Copiers
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Surge Protectors
  • Telephones
  • Typewriters
  • Adding Machines
Handheld Devices
  • Cell Phones
  • Pagers
  • PDAs
  • Two-Way Radios
Miscellaneous
  • Microwaves

 

Printable Documents for additional Recycling and Safe Disposal Opportunities

  • The Household Hazardous Waste flyer contains information about our collection events and the items accepted for disposal. 
  • There are several locations in Meridian to recycle your Used Motor Oil.
  • Prescription Drug Disposal: Free. Anonymous. Convenient.  The Meridian Police Department provides safe disposal of leftover prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs. 
  • Home Generated Sharps should not be disposed of in the trash. Meridian households may get a FREE Sharps Container from our waste hauler Republic Services, Inc.

 

For more information:

  • Meridian Public Works Department – Environmental Division 489-0351
  • Boise Public Works Department 384-3901
  • Ada County Solid Waste 577-4725
  • Republic Services, Inc. 345-1265
  •  Curb It
  • Ada County Landfill
 
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