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.

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Days and Hours

Every Monday (except holidays)

Hours: Noon – 7:00 p.m. 

Location

2130 W. Franklin (Republic Services)

 

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 Equipment
  • 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