Acceptable Items and Amounts

Antifreeze and Used Motor Oil

  • Acceptable in unmarked containers
  • Five gallons per visit (of each)or 25 gallons per month (of each)
  • Must be transferred without spilling


  • Automotive batteries
  • Lithium-Ion (Li-ion)
  • Nickel-Cadmium (NiCd)
  • Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
  • Small sealed lead (Pb)

Household Quantities of Hazardous Materials

  • Used Motor Oil
  • Antifreeze
  • Old Gasoline
  • Auto Batteries
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Latex and Oil Based Paints
  • Solvents Paint Thinners Wood Stains Pesticides/Herbicides Garden
  • Chemical Pool/Spa Chemicals
  • Aerosols
  • Household Cleaners
  • Laundry Products
  • Thermostats
  • Thermometers
  • Elemental Mercury (Small Containers)
  • Computers
  • Printers
  • Fax Machines
  • Cell Phones

Residents can also take refrigerators to the Transfer Station, when they will pay a nominal fee to have the freon removed and the appliance delivered to the Milner Butte Landfill.

Flammable and Combustible Liquids

  • Five gallons per visit or 25 gallons per month
  • Must be in the original sealed container


  • Accepted items
    • Elemental mercury (small containers)
    • Thermometers
    • Thermostats
  • Precautions
    • Compact fluorescent lamps cannot be accepted, the Environmental Protection Agency recommends that people double-bag these items in a zip-top bag and dispose of them with their regular household trash
    • Do not dispose of mercury items in the Household Hazardous Waste bin
    • Mercury must be stored inside and handled with care
    • Thermostats and thermometers must be intact and placed in a zip-top bag for proper acceptance