Household Hazardous Waste Accepted and Not Accepted Materials


  • Aerosol can
  • Antifreeze
  • Automobile tires (limit 6 per household)
  • Batteries
  • Brake fluid
  • Cell phones and accessories
  • Computers
  • Drain cleaners
  • E-waste
  • Fluorescent light fixtures and ballasts
  • Furniture polish
  • Lacquer/shellac
  • Motor oil
  • Oil filters
  • Oven cleaner
  • Paint (limit 28 one-gallon cans or 5 five-gallon pails per household)
  • Paint thinner
  • Pesticides
  • Pool chemicals
  • Solvents
  • Spot removers
  • Televisions
  • Transmission fluid
  • Tub and tile cleaner
  • Used cooking oil
  • Wood stain

Not Accepted

  • Ammunition
  • Appliances
  • Brush
  • Commercial waste
  • Fireworks
  • Medical waste (MedDropSA)
  • Trash

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Free Landfill Day

San Antonio residents can get rid of their unwanted items for free on July 8.

Brush Collection Schedule Change

The curbside brush collection schedule has changed due to oak wilt mitigation.