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Hazardous Waste
Disposing of Hazardous Waste
Hazardous waste is not collected at curbside. Hazardous waste and electronics are accepted from Thursday through Saturday at the Household Hazardous Waste Acceptance Site in Upper Marlboro 8 a.m. till 3:30 p.m.

Located at the Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill, hazardous waste disposal is open and free of charge to county residents who need to dispose of harmful household waste. Only non-commercial vehicles are allowed. 

Examples of Hazardous Waste
Improper disposal of these materials is harmful to the environment:
  • Antifreeze
  • Brake fluid
  • Car batteries
  • Chemistry sets
  • Fertilizers with herbicides
  • Gasoline
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Kerosene
  • Oil based paints
  • Paint thinners and solvents
  • Pesticides
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Pool chemicals

Electronics Recycling Acceptance Site
County residents may drop off their used and unwanted electronics at this site, free of charge.

Acceptable Items
  • Cables
  • CD players
  • Cell phones
  • Circuit boards
  • CPUs
  • Computer components
  • Computer speakers
  • Copiers
  • Fax machines
  • Ink and toner cartridges (from fax machines and printers)
  • Keyboards
  • Laptop computers
  • Pagers
  • Printers
  • Radios / Stereos
  • Surge protectors
  • Telephones
  • Telephone systems
  • VCRs
  • Wire

Televisions & monitors
A maximum of five monitors and/or televisions (non-console) per vehicle may be dropped off on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Unacceptable Items
  • Compact discs (CDs, DVDs)
  • Console televisions
These items should be included with regular trash.

Hazardous Waste & Electronics Disposal

Brown Station Road Sanitary Landfill
11611 White House Rd.
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Ph: 301-883-5045

Thursday, Friday & Saturday
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Solid Waste Division
16500 Annapolis Rd.
Bowie, MD 20715

Ph: 301-809-2344
(Inquiries, special pickups)

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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