Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
Memphis and Shelby County

(located off Farm Rd. between Walnut Grove and Mullins Station)
6305 Haley Rd Click For Map (pdf)

OPEN: TUESDAYS and SATURDAYS
HOURS: 8:30 a.m. till 1:00 p.m.

THE MEMPHIS & SHELBY COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION FACILITY WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS in 2012:
Saturday, December 1st  Thanksgiving weekend
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday January 1st New Year's Day


15 gallons or 100 lb limit per visit. 


The following is a general list of ACCEPTABLE household hazardous waste.

PLEASE NOTE:  Cooking oil and grease now accepted from homes, no businesses.


ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

Aerosol spray cans (with content)
Automotive fluids
 
  Antifreeze  
  Brake fluid  
  Engine cleaners  
  Motor oil  
  Starter fluid
Batteries  
  Automotive
Cleaners  
  All purpose cleaners
  Bleach
  Oven cleaners
  Metal cleaners
  Polishes
  Toilet cleansers
Construction & Home Repair products
  Adhesives
  Caulk
  Driveway sealant
  Grease and rust solvents
  Roofing tar/patch
  Stains and varnishes
  Wood preservative
  Wall paper remover
Cooking Products
  Lighter fluid
  Fire starters
Electronics
  Computers (PCs and laptops) *1 Computer per visit*
  Monitors
  Ink cartridges
  Printers (small desktop & combo/fax)
  Scanners
  Servers
  Audio/visual equipment
  Telephones/cell phones
  Typewriters
  Calculators
  Circuit boards
  Misc. electrical equipment
Flammable liquids
  Gasoline
  Lighter fluid
  Kerosene
  Naptha
  Paint thinner
  Propane cylinders (with contents)
Plumbing
  Drain cleaners/openers
Lighting
  Flourescent tubes
  Light bulbs
Lawn and Garden Products
  Herbicides
  Pesticides (poisions)
  Fertilizers
Paint
  Aerosol paint (liquid still in can)
  Latex paint (note: latex paint is nonhazardous)
  Oil based paint
  Paint strippers/removers
  Paint thinner
Pool Chemicals
  Chlorine (powder,tabs etc)
  PH up/down
  Algaecides
  Soda ash
Other
  Moth balls
  Insect repellent
  Mercury & thermostats


The following is a General list of waste items NOT ACCEPTED at the household hazardous waste collection facility.

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

NO Commercial waste
  No business, large or small
  No home improvement or painting contractors
  No school/college/university etc
  No hospitals
  No farms
  No government waste
NO Explosives
  No Ammunition
  No Gun powder
  No Nitroglycerin
  No Military weaponry
NO Medical Waste
  No Used Bandages
  No Pathological Waste (body related parts/fluids etc)
  No Diapers
  No Soiled Bedding
  No prescriptions or over the counter drugs
NO Non-Propane Cylinders
  No Fire Extinguishers
  No Oxygen Bottles
  No Welding tanks
NO Radioactive waste (includes smoke detectors)
NO Refrigerants
NO Cooking Oil or Grease
NO Televisions
NO Microwave ovens
NO Copiers
NO Tires
NO Unidentifiable materials
  
Recycle Memphis!
This table formats the Google Translate widget and its preceeding label
Translate page: 
WWW.MEMPHISTN.GOV