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Household Hazardous Waste

These items are examples of household hazardous waste:
Oil Based Paint
Solvents
Bug Sprays
Weed Killer

Lawn Chemicals

Aerosols
Flourescent Bulbs
Oil & Oil Filters
Cleaners
Batteries

If these items are not disposed of properly, they may end up contaminating lakes, stream or soil, which in turn may pose a threat to the environment or public health. Latex paint, water-based paint, can be dried out with kitty litter or sand. Once the paint is totally dry, the can may be disposed of in your household trash.  We do not accept electronic equipment at the Household Hazardous Waste Events as they are accepted every day at the Convenience sites.

Residents can bring cooking oil, up to 5-gallons of motor oil, up to 5 tires and batteries daily to all Gaston County Recycling Centers.  For larger loads of tires, make arrangements to bring these directly to the landfill by calling 704-922-0267.

The other materials must be disposed of through a special collection of household hazardous waste materials. 

Household Hazardous WasteHousehold Hazardous Waste
200 Leisure Lane
Dallas, NC 28034

Event Schedule 2014

  • March 8, 2014
  • June 7, 2014
  • September 20, 2014
  • November 8, 2014

Hours of Operation: 8:00-11:30am
LAST VEHICLE WILL BE UNLOADED AT 11:30 AM.

Questions? Call Recycling Hotline: 704-922-7729

Directions:
Highway 279 West (Dallas-Cherryville Hwy)
Turn left at the Citizens Resource Center into Dallas Park. Follow the signs to the Household Hazardous Waste Center.