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The HPC is able to divert Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste from entering the Cinder Lake Landfill. Because of this, the Landfills life expectancy is expanded and we keep any hazardous materials out of the environment. The location is also the most cost effective use of tax payers money.
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Please view a list of accepted waste on the following web page:
Yes, however accepted hazardous waste items in town are limited.
Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL's) can be dropped off at either Home Depot Location, The Lite Company (on Fourth Street) or the HomeCo Ace Home Center on Butler.
Electronics may be accepted at Staples (928) 214-8424 and Best Buy (928) 522-6141. Please call in advance for more information.
Old Fire extinguishers can be taken to Personnel Zee Safety. Call (928) 526-3130 for more information/directions.
BBQ Propane cylinders are accepted at Graves Propane. Call (928) 714-1111 for more information.
Use original containers and labels whenever possible to decrease the risks of spills and exposure. If the container is compromised in any way, use a secondary container to contain the spill. In addition, bring a copy of any SDS’s that pertain to your particular waste. This will cut down the amount of time needed to investigate your hazardous materials.
Be aware of leaking chemicals, as they can react while in transport and pose a serious risk to you, your occupants, and the general public. Keep your vehicle well ventilated and drive with care.
The HPC is open Mondays through Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are also open on most major holidays with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
Yes, but you must qualify as a Very Small Quantity Generator (VSQG) and it is by appointment only.
You can contact the HPC at (928) 213-2159 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. HPC staff will be able to help determine if you qualify for our Small Business Waste Program and can help you find the best way to dispose of your hazardous waste.
Fuel containers are accepted during open facility hours but for safety precautions your fuel container cannot be emptied until the facility is closed to the public. Fuel containers will only be emptied/poured by HPC staff when:
The HPC is closed
Two trained employees with HAZWOPER training are on site
Hazards to the public are contained
If you wish to have your container returned, you may leave your container with your contact information at the HPC during open facility hours and staff will notify you when your gas container is available for pick-up.
Citizens Against Substance Abuse (CASA) in conjunction with law enforcement holds a sharps collection event twice a year; hold on to your sharps and dispose of them at the CASA event for safe and proper disposal. Please contact CASA at (928) 779.5361 for more information.
Or, after following ADEQ's instructions* for household sharps disposal, residents can dispose of their sharps in normal trash or at the Cinder Lake Landfill. For more information, please review ADEQ's Sharps brochure.
Prescription or over-the-counter medications are not accepted at the HPC and medication should NEVER be flushed down the toilet. Medications pose a serious threat to our water sources and water treatment plants, as well as children, pets and wildlife.
Citizens Against Substance Abuse (CASA) in conjunction with law enforcement holds a medication/drug disposal event twice a year; hold on to your old medications and dispose of them at the CASA event for safe and proper disposal. Please contact CASA at (928) 779.5361 for more information.
Or after following ADEQ's Prescription Drug Disposal Brochure* medications / pharmaceuticals can be disposed of in normal trash with ultimate disposal occurring at the Cinder Lake Landfill.
The HPC will accept smoke detectors.
Businesses are encouraged to contact Curie Environmental Services* to recycle ionization smoke detectors and other radioactive articles.
Compressed gas cylinders, other than propane, are not accepted at the HPC. Please call the HPC at (928) 213-2159