Home Toxics (Paint, Oil, Pesticides & More)

White exclamation mark over red button The Home Toxics Center is TEMPORARILY closed for facility clean out and Maintenance. 

Please see the article here: https://www.washtenaw.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2364

If you have additional questions or concerns please send us an email.

Once we have a re-open date we will communicate it as soon as possible!

About the Center

The Home Toxics Center is Washtenaw County's Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program. We accept many different materials for reuse, recycling, and safe disposal. 

Who Can Use the Home Toxics Center?

You must be a Washtenaw County resident and the items you are bringing in must not have been used for a business, government entity, or other organization.  

If you are looking to dispose of waste from your business, government entity, or organization, please call us at 734-222-3950 for referrals.

*Pesticides can be accepted regardless of business use or out-of-county residency. 

When and How to Use the Home Toxics Center

Weekday Drop-Offs
Monday Wednesday, Friday
9:30 AM - 4:15 PM

Tuesday, Thursday
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Do I need an appointment?

No appointment is needed for small loads.

Appointments are required for loads bigger than 2 milk crates or 10 gallons of paint. 

One five gallon bucket of paint and 5 one gallon buckets of paint sit next to eachother
Two milk crates full of home toxics such as motor oil and cleaners
We reserve the right to turn away residents without appointments on weekdays. 
Please call 734-222-3950 ahead of your arrival to ensure we will be able to serve you.
Saturday Collections
There are no more Saturday collections in 2022.

Collections are typically the first 3 Saturdays of the month, April - November. 
9 AM - 1 PM
Do I need an appointment?

No appointment is needed. 
This option is recommended for larger loads.

How to Transport Your Material

Review our packaging instructions to stay safe when transporting hazardous materials.


The Home Toxics Center is a free service to residents but accepts contributions. These contributions go directly toward disposal costs. Contributions are important because tax dollars do not support our program. 

Donations can be made by cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and Apple Pay virtually through PayPal using the button below. To make a cash or check donation, our waste specialists can provide an envelope to drop off at the front of the building. Click for PayPal Donations Opens in new window

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The Washtenaw County Home Toxics Center is in the back parking lot of 705 N Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor. The facility is located between the Washtenaw County Road Commission and Scio Township Hall.

See the map below for detailed directions. 

Never drop-off toxic materials without a County employee to assist you. Leaving toxic materials outside the collection area fence or anywhere in the parking lot is illegal and strictly prohibited.

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