Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
Due to an inter-local agreement with the city of Fort Worth, Haltom City residents can drop off household hazardous waste at the Environmental Collection Center (ECC), located at 6400 Bridge St. in Fort Worth. Fertilizers, pesticides, oil, anti-freeze, paint, etc. should not be put out with your trash. This is a free service...however you must show proof of residency. Call the ECC at 817-392-1234.
Hours of operation are Thursday and Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Automotive fluids
- Cleaners & chemicals
- Cooking oil
- Lawn/garden/pool chemicals
- Light bulbs
- Paint & painting supplies
What's not accepted?
- Ammunition & Explosives
- Appliances & electronics
- Building materials
- Bulk trash & yard waste
- Butane/propane cylinders
- Medicines & Medical waste
- Asbestos/PCBs/radioactive items
Business, commercial and industrial waste cannot be accepted under Texas regulations.
· Residents of other participating entities should contact their garbage/recycling programs for disposal information.
- Time to Recycle and Earth911 is another resource for North Central Texas recycling options for residential, commercial and industrial customers
- The EPA offers information on a variety of non-hazardous materials recovered for recycling in the United States
- The TCEQ encourages consumers to take advantage of local electronics recycling opportunities. Texas consumers can learn how to recycle their computer equipment by visiting Texas Recycles Computers and their television equipment by visiting Texas Recycles TVs. For more information on the programs, contact the TCEQ’s Pollution Prevention and Education Section, 512-239-3143.