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Household Hazardous Waste Monthly Drop-Off

June 7 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Customer dropping off hazardous household waste at a collection center event

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) should never be placed inside any cart for curbside collection and should always brought to HHW Drop-Off Centers. For monthly and quarterly drop-off events and locations, see

Accepted materials at drop-offs include: auto fluids, batteries; cooking oil; E-waste; fluorescent light fixtures and ballasts; household cleaners and solvents, lacquer, and shellac; furniture polish; oil filters; paint; pesticides; pool chemicals; and printer cartridges. (Unacceptable materials are: ammunition, fireworks, commercial or medical waste, medicine, and trash.)

A recent CPS Energy bill showing payment of the Environmental Fee and picture ID are required. The following guidelines apply to all materials:

  • Contents should be kept in the original container.
  • If the container is leaking, transfer contents to a leak proof or lined cardboard box.
  • Do not mix different materials in the same container or bag.
  • Place all items in a box and put it in the trunk or truck bed during transport.
  • A technician will unload the HHW materials and return the containers upon request.
  • If materials are brought in a non-approved container, it will not be returned.
  • Paint and other liquid waste are limited to five 5-gallon cans or 25 1-gallon cans with a 220-pound limit.

In addition to drop-off events, the city’s permanent drop-off location for hazardous household waste is 7030 Culebra Road, San Antonio, 78238. The facility operates during the following schedule:
Tuesday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (except holidays)
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. (except holidays)


Bitters Bulky Waste Collection Center
1800 Wurzbach Pkwy
San Antonio, 78216 United States
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