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Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day

Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day

Help WAFB, The City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge and the East Baton Rouge Parish Recycling Office by recycling all of your household hazardous materials at the Memorial Stadium Parking Lot (East Side Only) on Saturday, March 22nd from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

The event is opened to East Baton Rouge residents only, and no commercial waste will be accepted.

For More information visit Baton Rouge Recycling

Materials accepted:


Aerosol cans


Auto products including used oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, diesel, oil & fuel filters, gasoline, gas & oil mixture

Cooking oil

Glycerol, Glycerin

Batteries including NiCD, lead acid, alkaline, rechargeable

Bleach, bowl cleaners

Bug sprays

Wood preservatives

Cleaning solvents

Corrosive cleaners



Paint thinner

Paint: latex and oil, stain, varnish, shellac

Fluorescent tubes & compact fluorescent bulbs


Lawn and garden products including pesticides,herbicides, fungicides, fertilizer

Lighter fluid

Metallic mercury

Moth balls

Oven cleaners

Drain cleaners



Pool chemicals

TVs, stereos

Automobile tires (Limit 5)

Propane tanks and bottles  

Video tapes, floppy disks, digital tapes, CD's and DVD's

Materials NOT accepted

Ammunition, explosives


Non-residential waste

Radioactive devices (smoke/fire detectors)

Large gas cylinders such as helium, freon or acetylene

Styrofoam including peanuts

Construction/demolition debris

School lab waste

Fire extinguishers



Power tools

All liquids in containers larger than 5 gallons

Electronic equipment; computers, copiers, cell phones, fax machines, ink cartridges

Medical Waste /all medicines


Residents should enter the collection site from Scenic Highway at Foss Street.

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