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Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Household Hazardous Waste & Special Item Drop-Off Collection

Village residents can drop off selected household hazardous wastes and special items on the FIRST WEDNESDAY of EVERY MONTH from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Chagrin Falls Street Department, 240 Solon Rd.  The drop-off area will be marked, and is located in the pole barn behind the main service garage.

Household materials accepted at the drop-off site include:

– Oil or solvent-based paint, sealers, primers, and coatings (aerosols or liquids).

– Varnishes, polyurethanes, and shellacs.

– Paint thinner, mineral spirits, and turpentine.

– Pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides.

– Caustic household cleaners.

– Pool chemicals.

– Automotive fluids, motor oil, car batteries.

– Adhesives, roof tar, and driveway sealer.

– Kerosene, gasoline, and lighter fluid.

– Mercury, fluorescent bulbs (6 ft. length max.).

– Tires.  NO tires on rims.

– Computers, monitors, and cellular phones.

– Rechargeable batteries ONLY.

NOTE:  Alkaline batteries (non-rechargeable) are non-hazardous and can be placed in the regular trash.  Dried-out paint and/or empty paint cans are not hazardous and should be placed in the regular rubbish.


Materials NOT accepted at the drop-off site include:

– Latex paint.

– Explosives, gun powder, ammunition, flares.

– Medical waste, medicine, sharps.

– Radioactive waste (i.e. smoke detectors)

– Electronics, appliances.

– Business waste.

What to do with LATEX PAINT:

Latex and any other water-based paint are not hazardous materials, and are not accepted as part of the drop-off disposal program.  Latex paint should be dried out and disposed of in the regular rubbish.  An instructional video on how to dry out latex paint is available at

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