Household Hazardous Waste & Drop Off

Any material or substance that is potentially damaging to the environment and harmful to humans and other living organisms is considered a hazardous waste. Hazardous waste should never be disposed of curbside.

The Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Center is located at 9155 Busch Street, Palm City, Fl. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to Noon. Closed Sundays and legal holidays.

Hazardous Waste items that you CAN bring to the Hazardous Waste Center include:

  • Acetone
  • Aerosol cans 
  • Batteries
  • Cleaners
  • Corrosives such as pool chemicals and acids
  • Electronics such as computers, TVs, telephones, printers
  • Fluorescent lamps & bulbs
  • Mercury-containing devices
  • Paints and paint strippers
  • Polishes 
  • Pesticides 
  • Used motor oil
  • Solvents 
  • Weed killers 

No sharps, needles, medications, tires, explosives, radioactive or biological materials, drums of any kind, or business waste will be accepted at the Disposal Center. For needles and sharps disposal, contact the Martin County Health Department at (772) 221-4000. For prescription and medications disposal, contact the Martin County Sheriff's Office at (772) 220-7000.


Click on the "Solid Waste and Recycling Guide" button below to learn more, or call (772) 221-1416. If you have further questions, please select the "Submit a Request for Help or Information" button to submit an inquiry.

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