Schedule Change For ECUA July Household Hazardous Waste Collection

June 30, 2014

Taking advantage of the ECUA’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program is a great way to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials in an environmentally responsible way.

HHW in landfills can leak or, if disposed of on the ground, can contaminate our drinking water supply or other water resources. And HHW disposed of in garbage containers can leak or react with other substances, possibly starting fires that may injure drivers and others nearby.

ECUA’s  HHW Program is a monthly service that is free to all ECUA residential sanitation customers.

Normally, ECUA’s HHW collection is on the first Saturday of the month.  For this July, the HHW pick-up will instead be scheduled on the second Saturday, July 12, because of the Independence Day holiday the previous week.

Some of the items accepted in the HHW Program pick-up list include swimming pool and household chemicals, paints, used cooking grease, lawn and garden chemicals, and used motor oils.   These materials are collected by ECUA crews at the customer’s doorstep, making it as easy and convenient as possible.

For more information, or to request a pick-up, ECUA sanitation customers may call the ECUA Customer Service line at 476-0480, or email


One Response to “Schedule Change For ECUA July Household Hazardous Waste Collection”

  1. Isobel Jacobs on May 8th, 2016 8:18 pm

    I would like to thank all responsible for the wonderful service I have received with dumpster service, yard pick up and of course customer service. The service has been outstanding even when I had to call about missed yard pick up service. I was greeted with a smile when they came to get it.

    I am not sure people realize the importance of sanitation service and workers, so thank you for all your hard work. keeping our streets and homes clear of trash.

    I would like to ask though, has ECUA looked into selling bio-degradable trash bags? Paper bags are ok but do not contain leaves on wet or windy days. I would gladly pay for a monthly delivery of bags or pick them up at an ECUA station.

    Just a thought respectfully IJ

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