Hazardous Waste Collection Center

  • Service Interruption Announcement

    SERVICE INTERRUPTION #1 - Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Alachua County is implementing the following change to the Solid Waste and Resource Recovery Operations:

    Effective Tuesday, March 23, 2020 the Hazardous Waste Collection Facility (located at 5125 NE 63rd Avenue, Gainesville) will be closed to the public. Residential customers can take Household Hazardous Waste to any of the five Rural Collection Centers in the County. Please call (352) 334-0440 if you have any questions or need additional information.

    SERVICE INTERRUPTION #2 - Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Alachua County is implementing the following change to the Solid Waste and Resource Recovery Operations:

    Effective Friday, March 27, 2020 the Rural Collection Centers will only accept Household Garbage (preferably in bags), Recyclables and Household Hazardous Waste.  Please call (352) 338-3233 if you have any questions or need additional information.​​

  • Hazardous Waste Collection Center

    The Environmental Protection Department provides County residents a convenient, environmentally friendly and FREE of CHARGE service for the disposal and recycling of household hazardous wastes including:

    • Household chemicals;
    • Automotive fluids and batteries;
    • Paints;
    • Pesticides and corrosive chemicals;
    • Solvents;
    • Old medicines/pharmaceuticals;
    • Electronic scrap including TVs, monitors, computers;
    • Fluorescent and other mercury containing bulbs;
    • Many other hazardous wastes and special services
    • See specific Hazardous Waste Information and Special Services for more information
  • More Information

    ​The Alachua County Hazardous Waste Collection Center (HWCC) is open year-round, six days a week to the public. Call 352-334-0440 for more information.  Located at 5125 NE 63rd Ave., Gainesville, Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station.

    For more information, please click here.



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Contact

  • Hazardous Waste Collection Center
  • 5125 NE 63rd Ave
  • Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Phone: 352-334-0440
  • TDD/TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)

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