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Household Hazardous Waste Items

Hours of Operation

From 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month; limit of one visit per day.

Directions (located on Wilkes Road past Treatment & Processing Facility)

  1. Take Owen Drive to 301 Business.
  2. At that intersection, go straight.
  3. Take the second left (Wilkes Road).
  4. Continue straight for about one mile (you'll pass the Wilkes Road Treatment & Processing Facility).
  5. The HHW Facility is located on the left side of the road just after the Hwy 87 overpass.

There is no charge for disposal. There is a limit of 10 gallons or 80 lbs (pounds) of acceptable waste.

What is household hazardous waste? If you are not sure if a product is hazardous, take a look at these pages. If you still cannot figure out if a product is hazardous, take the item to the Household Hazardous Waste Materials Collection Facility.

The Household Hazardous Waste Materials Collection Facility is for use by homeowners only within Cumberland County except the Town of Spring Lake, Fort Bragg, and Pope AFB.

No commercial businesses are allowed to use this facility. Commercial generators of hazardous waste should check the list of hazardous waste contractors, located at the bottom of this page.

Latex paint is no longer accepted:

  • To dispose of latex paint correctly, place kitty litter, sand or dirt in paint cans to absorb liquid. Once the liquid has been absorbed and no longer free flowing, place paint can with lid off in garbage bag and throw away in trash.

Do Not bring in empty containers. Please remove the lids and throw them in the garbage.

Acceptable Items

Note: Bring in original containers with tight fitting lids. Any fuel brought to the facility must be in approved fuel containers, marked with type of fuel (ie. gasoline, kerosene, diesel, mixed w/water, etc.) and containers must be left at facility.

  • Acids/Bases
  • Aerosols
  • Antifreeze
  • Autostarter
  • Batteries (automotive & nicad)
  • Brake Fluid
  • Corrosives
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Flammables (gasoline, charcoal lighter, etc.)
  • Fuel Oil
  • Furniture Strippers
  • Glues, contact cement, caulk & risins
  • Household Cleaners
  • Household Polishes
  • Kerosene
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Oxidizers
  • Paints
  • Pesticides (except those listed under Unacceptable Items)
  • Petroleum based products
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Poisons
  • Solvents/Thinners
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Wallpaper remover
  • Weed Killers
  • Wood Preservatives

Unacceptable Items

  • Asbestos (goes to Ann St. Landfill)
  • Dioxin Contaminated Materials
  • Drywall mud (goes to C & D landfill)
  • Explosives or Shock Sensitive Materials
  • Full Drums (anything over 10 gallons)
  • Household Garbage (goes to Ann St. Landfill)
  • Pathological or Medical Waste
  • Pesticides: Agent Orange, Kepone, Silvex, 2, 4, & 5 t Dioxin, TCDD
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB's)
  • Radioactive, Reactive or Unstable Material
  • Tires (go to Ann St. Landfill)
  • Unknown or Unlabeled Materials
  • Woodlife (pent chlorphenol)

If you have hazardous waste that is not accepted at this Facility contact a Hazardous (Commercial) Waste Contractor to dispose of this waste. Click here for a list of major Hazardous Waste Contractors.

For more information or to report illegal dumping call the Solid Waste Hotline at (910) 485-DUMP (3867)

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