Residents are encouraged to bring hazardous items such as fluorescent light bulbs, cleaners, computers, TVs, printers, ink cartridges, and rechargeable household batteries, pesticides, paints, paint thinners, fertilizers, and automotive fluids. These items have the potential to contaminate our ground, air, and surface water if not properly disposed of.
For the safety of customers and staff, the following procedures should be followed:
- Before the event, residents are asked to place electronics and chemicals in their vehicle trunk, or the back of their pickup truck, SUV or trailer bed.
- During the event:
- Social distancing of at least 6 feet from other people will be in place.
- Residents will be asked to remain in their vehicles.
- All items will be removed by staff from the rear of all vehicles.
- Staff will not remove item from vehicle interiors.
Residents should not mix chemicals together or place them in dark plastic bags, and should keep products in original, labeled containers, if possible. Individual batteries should be placed in separate plastic bags or have terminals covered with heavy tape to prevent short-circuits.
Items that will not be accepted include air conditioning units and other large appliances, radioactive, biological or infectious waste, fire extinguishers, tires and propane tanks.
Electronics and chemicals generated by businesses are not accepted at mobile collection events. View business collection dates.
For detailed information about accepted items, quantity limits and event hours and locations, visit PinellasCounty.org or call 727-464-7500.