Household Hazardous Waste Program

How the Program Works

The network of participating cities holds an one day collection event on the weekends, each spring and fall at temporary locations in the metroplex. Dallas County also operates a permanent collection center in Dallas (Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center) to provide a safe way to dispose of your household chemicals. It is free of charge for our residents, but you must have a driver’s license and utility bill to show proof of residency. The facility operates year-round.

Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center is located at:

11234 Plano Rd
Dallas, TX 75243-8506
(214) 553-1765

Hours of Operation
Day Open Close
These hours are subject to change, please call Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center at (214) 553-1765 to verify these hours.
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:00 am 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Friday Closed
Saturday – 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month 9:00 am 3:00 pm
Sunday Closed

You Can Bring

  • Aerosol sprays
  • Automotive fluids, gas, and oil filters
  • Batteries of all kinds
  • Chemical products from home use
  • Cleaners and polishes
  • Craft and hobby supplies
  • Fluorescent light tubes
  • Lawn and garden chemicals
  • Paint and home repair products
  • Pool chemicals

Don’t Bring

  • Business or Commercial waste
  • Common trash and recyclables
  • Construction debris
  • Containers larger than 5 gallons
  • Electronics
  • Explosives or ammunition
  • Medical waste
  • Radioactive materials
  • Shock sensitive materials
  • Smoke detectors

When is the next household hazardous waste collection event?

The City of Duncanville hosts a large annual collection event every spring for residents to dispose of their household hazardous chemicals. Typically you will receive a flyer in your water utility bill. Look for updates on the website for upcoming dates and to see if another participating city is hosting an event nearby. You can take your household chemicals to these other participating cities’ events at no charge. You must show proof of residency.

How do I dispose of my unused paint?

If you have cans of old dried up paint, they can be placed at the curb for pick up with your normal trash. The cans should be placed out with the lids off or lose so the garbage crews can verify they are dry. If you have unused paint it will need to be disposed of properly by taking it to the Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center located 11234 Plano Rd, Dallas Tx 75243 or to one of the local events. Look for updates on our websites.

Commercial Waste is not accepted at Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center or at any of the collection events.