Household Hazardous Waste Day & Document Shredding set for October 28

October 27, 2023

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Residents can get rid of unwanted and unused household hazardous waste and/or have documents shredded this Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the RRRASOC Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), 20875 Mapleridge Avenue. Please enter through the truck entrance.

Providing residents with a free, safe way to dispose of household hazardous waste items and proper disposal of personal information is an effective way to protect people and the environment. 

Household Hazardous Waste Items accepted at collection events include oil-based paint, solvents, automotive fluids, household cleaners, lawn and garden chemicals, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs and unused and expired medications. Residents may also bring unwanted and broken electronics. Items NOT accepted include latex paint, explosives, smoke detectors, radioactive waste, or commercial/business waste. 

Handle household hazardous waste products with care. Keep products in original containers and do not mix products together. Containers should be tightly sealed, packed in a box in an upright, stable position and transported in the trunk of a car or bed of a truck. 

Paper Shredding Residents can bring up to three (3) boxes or 100 pounds for shredding. 

Simple Recycling – Items accepted include unwanted clothing, shoes, accessories, and other household discards such as kitchenware, tools, toys, and books. For a complete list, visit the Clothing and Textile page at Please bag items if appropriate. Keep separated from household hazardous waste. 

A complete list of event dates and acceptable household hazardous waste items is available on the RRRASOC  website at or by calling 248-208-2270.