Household & Hazardous Waste


This Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Program is the safest way to dispose of household hazardous waste products and is open to all City of Yuma and Yuma County residents. This free environmental program is funded through the City's Environmental Fee and is sponsored by the City of Yuma, City of Somerton, and Yuma County. It is a recipient of the Arizona Governor's Pride Award.

What Is Household Hazardous Waste?

Household Hazardous Waste is defined as unwanted corrosive, flammable, toxic or reactive material used in your home, car or truck, garden and lawn.  Bring these items to an HHW Collection event for safe disposal at no charge:

  • Motor Oil
  • Paint
  • Household Cleaners
  • Tires (limit 5, off the wheel & no rims)
  • Anti-freeze
  • Solvents
  • Batteries
  • Pesticides & Fertilizers

Now Accepting Household Electronic Waste! This event now accepts household electronic waste including: home computer components, TV sets, VCR's, cell phones, home phones and small appliances.

No business or commercial waste, explosives, ammunition, pressurized gas or radioactive waste, prescription drugs and sharps (needles) will be accepted.

Drop-Off Site and Schedule

This environmental program takes place four times a year on the second Saturday during the months of January, April, July and October.  Please note, we have a new location!

2017 Schedule

  • January 14, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to Noon
  • April 8, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to Noon
  • July 15, 2017, 7:00 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • October 14, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to Noon

New Location!

City of Yuma  (YCC) Yuma Civic Center
 1441 W. Desert Hills Drive, Yuma, Arizona
(East Parking Lot)