Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events

Cedar Hill residents have the option of bringing household hazardous wastes to a local HHW collection event here in Cedar Hill or taking household hazardous wastes to the Environmental Collection Center (ECC) in Fort Worth, 6400 Bridge St., Fort Worth, TX 76112 near I-30 and Loop 820. The ECC is open on Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proof of Cedar Hill residency is required such as a current water bill or a driver's license. For more information, call the ECC at (817) 392-3279.

HHW Registration

Space is limited. Registration is required for all 2017 HHW collection events. Click on the corresponding date on the sidebar to register or call (972) 291-5126.

Old Medicines NOT ACCEPTED at HHW

In accordance to DEA regulations, old medicines are not accepted at HHW collection events. Please bring your old medicines to the Police Department drop box at the Government Center at 285 Uptown Blvd.

Accepted HHW

Only household wastes are accepted.
  • Acids
  • Aerosol cans
  • Auto fluids - antifreeze, brake, transmission, etc.
  • Batteries - household and automotive
  • Cleaning supplies and household chemicals
  • Cooking oil
  • Craft and hobby chemicals
  • Degreasers and drain cleaners
  • Fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Gasoline (MUST BE IN APPROVED CONTAINER)
  • Paints and stains
  • Photo chemicals
  • Pool chemicals
  • Solvents and thinners

NOT Accepted HHW

Commercial waste will be refused, no exceptions.
  • Ammunition
  • Appliances
  • Abestos
  • Brush
  • Building materials
  • Bulky waste
  • Computers and electronics (see below)
  • Explosives and fireworks
  • Old medicines - prescribed or over the counter
  • PCB oil
  • Printer cartridges
  • Radioactive materials (smoke detectors)
  • Syringes
  • Tires
  • Trash

E-Waste Collection Events - Computer and Electronic Recycling

Twice a year, in the Spring and Fall, the City of Cedar Hill holds E-Waste Recycling events at the High School parking lot. Accepted items include TVs, Computers, CD / DVD players, cell phones, copiers, fax machines, printers and VCRs.

There is no charge for this event and volunteers will help unload your vehicle. Dates and details will be posted to the city website calendar as soon as they are confirmed (usually March and November).

Local E-Waste Recyclers

  • Best Buy stores (call to confirm) - All TVs 32" and smaller. $10 charge with $10 gift card. No charge to recycle computers.
  • Goodwill Industries Collection - 440 E. FM 1382 (accessible from E Belt Line Rd., behind the shopping center that faces FM 1382)
  • Global Electric Electronic Processing - 4051 N. Hwy. 121 Suite 400, Grapevine, TX (LG, Gold Star & Zenith only)
  • HOBI International Brands - 7601 Ambassador Row, Dallas, TX (LG, Gold Star & Zenith only)