Household Hazardous Waste Collection

HHW Collection Event Saturday, October 21, 2023

New Albany residents are invited to join us for a free household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event on October 21 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the New Albany Public Service facility (7800 Bevelhymer Rd.). Please enter from the Walnut Street access road just east of the pickleball complex. The event will take place rain or shine.

This event is for residential HHW products only. The program is not offered to businesses. See below for a list of acceptable items.


2 Cycle Gasoline Fluorescent Bulbs Pesticides
Acids & Caustics Freon Cylinders Pharmaceuticals
Adhesives Helium Cylinders Polishes
Aerosols Household Cleaners Pool Chemicals
Alkaline Batteries Insecticides Propane
Aluminum Paint Kerosene Rat Poisons
Animal Repellant Latex Paints Reactives
Antifreeze Lawn Chemicals Smoke Detectors
Bleach Lighter Fluid Strong Chemicals
Co2 Cylinders Lithium Batteries Thinners
Cyanides Ni-Cad Batteries Turpentine
Drain Cleaners Oil based Paints Used Oil
Fertilizers Old gasoline Vehicle Batteries
Fire Extinguishers Oxygen Cylinders
Flammable Solids PCB Materials

Not Accepted

Acetylene Cylinders Broken Cylinders  Medical Waste
Air Conditioners Business Waste  Refrigerators
Ammunition Computers Solid Waste (Trash)
Appliances De-humidifiers Tires
Asbestos Froth Paks Unmarked Cylinders

Alternative HHW Disposal Options

SWACO contracts with EEI to offer free residential recycling for HHW. Residents can bring accepted waste items for recycling and/or environmentally safe disposal.

The HHW Facility is located at: 

645 E. 8th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43201 (The corner of E. 8th and Essex Avenue)
Phone: 614-294-1300
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Weekly Hours (Closed Holidays)

Wednesdays: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursdays: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fridays: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

This program is not offered to businesses. Businesses should contact EEI, Inc. at 614-294-1300 to inquire about the cost to collect or accept their hazardous materials.

Mobile Collection Events

SWACO also regularly offers mobile HHW collection events. You can learn more about SWACO HHW collection by clicking here.