HELP CENTER

Republic Services offers one Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day each year.  City residents may elect to store their household hazards and drop them off on collection day.  Please watch local news and social media pages for information regarding the date, time, location, and restrictions.

Many local business also accept household hazards and allow you to drop them off all year long.

Please note:  Disposal is FREE OF CHARGE unless otherwise indicated.

Battery

BATTERIES - HOUSEHOLD OR RECHARGABLE

Home Depot
  • Turn in to any associate or place in recycling box located between the front entrance and the garden center (inside store).
Lowe's
  • Take batteries to the “Returns” counter.
Car Battery

BATTERIES - VEHICLE

All American Battery

Turn in to any associate or place in recycling box located between the front entrance and the garden center (inside store).

E-Waste

E-WASTE

Staples
  • Accepts computers, monitors, keyboards, laptops, and printers
Republic Services
  • Accepts computers, telephones, cell phones, printers, stereo equipment, radios, & fax machines
  • Televisions will be accepted per the following criteria: the property must be a single family residence and within City limits; a pick-up time must be scheduled with Republic Services. (This can be done up to six times/year)
Lake Havasu City Landfill
  • The landfill takes computers and all parts that go with them, credit card machines, Telecom equipment, test & lab equipment, medical equipment, audio/visual equipment, printers, copiers, & fax machines. Bio-medical waste is not accepted. $6.00 minimum charge up to 400 lbs and/or $30.53/ton (cash only)
Fire Extinguisher

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Once all contents have been expelled, the extinguisher may be discarded into the trash or for pickup call:

Arizona West Fire & Safety
  • Mobile service only – call for pick-up
Flare

FLARES

Soak in a bucket of water and discard in regular trash.

Lightbulbs

FLORESCENT LIGHTBULBS

Home Depot
  • Turn in to any associate or place in recycling box located between the front entrance and the garden center (inside store).
Lowe's
  • No large bulbs accepted
  • Take bulbs to the "Returns" Counter
Freon

FREON & REFRIGERANTS

Republic Services
  • No removed canisters will be accepted
  • Each household is allotted six free bulk, curbside pick-ups each year
  • Must be scheduled
  • In order to avoid a $6.00 fee, you would have it picked up from your residence rather than hauling it to the landfill
Gasoline

GASOLINE

No information at this time.

Oil

OIL

O'Reilly Auto Parts
  • Up to 5 gallons per visit
Oxygen-Tank

OXYGEN TANKS

Praxair
  • Accepts any oxygen, flammable, non-flammable, or compressed gas tanks or cylinders.
Paint

PAINT

Simply letting the paint dry will allow the paint to be disposed of as regular garbage. The drying process can be done by opening the lid and allowing the paint to harden, or by purchasing a hardening agent from the hardware stores (Lowe’s, Home Depot, ACE, etc.). Spray paint can be sprayed onto a piece of cardboard and disposed of through regular trash.

Propane

PROPANE BOTTLES

Amerigas
  • Contact Amerigas in advance to make arrangements with a technician
Needle

SHARPS & USED NEEDLES

Residential disposal only: Discard in sealed sharps container, unbreakable bottle (such as a bleach bottle), or a metal can (such as a coffee can). Be sure to close the container and tape it securely. Container may be disposed of in regular household trash.

Tire

TIRES

Tire Mart
  • $2.00 per tire
  • $6.00 for labor if tire requires removal from the wheel