King County Fire Protection District #20 does not accept Household Hazardous Waste. This service is Provided by:

The Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County
(206) 296-4692


  • Don't not mix products
  • Keep products in original containers
  • Label products not in original containers
  • Secure products so they won't leak
  • Store products away from the passenger compartment of your vehicle and keep them separate from items you wish to retain
  • Stay in your vehicle during unloading at the Wastemobile


  • Aerosols (if not empty), for others see below
  • Automotive batteries
  • Automotive products (oil, gasoline, antifreeze, brake fluid, etc.)
  • Batteries (except alkaline)
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Gasoline
  • Glues and adhesives
  • Hobby chemicals
  • Latex paint (For 1/4 can or less, dry it out and put it in the garbage)
  • Oil-based paints
  • Indoor & outdoor pesticides
  • Products that contain mercury (Fluorescent lamps, thermometers, thermostats)
  • Propane tanks (7 gallon max)
  • Thinners and solvents


  • 55 gallon drums of household hazardous waste
  • Aerosols (empty)
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Biological wastes
  • Bullets, munitions, gunpowder, fireworks, etc.
  • Call Police-Non Emergency (206) 344-4080
  • Business or apartment maintenance waste
  • Empty containers of any type
  • Explosives-Call Police 911
  • Garbage, tires, televisions
  • Medical wastes (including sharps)
  • Medications
  • Oil-contaminated soil
  • Paint brushes and empty paint cans
  • Smoke detectors, radioactive wastes
There is a limit of 30 gallons total liquid hazardous waste per customer per day at all household hazardous waste (HHW) collection sites and Wastemobile events. No containers over five gallons in size will be accepted at any of the HHW sites or Wastemobile. For clearances for larger volumes, call the Household Hazards Phone Line (206) 296-4692.


Call the Household Hazards Phone Line (206) 296-4692 or visit their website: