Household Hazardous Waste

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Prohibited Hazardous Wastes

A substance that is prohibited to be included in RAD collections and is considered household hazardous waste if it is flammable, reactive with other chemicals to emit toxic gases or becomes explosive or if it is corrosive or toxic to human and animals.

The below “Prohibited Materials” are not accepted in the trash or recycling and are considered “Hazardous Waste” (HW) or “Household Hazardous Waste” (HHW). Check back frequently for updates to the prohibited materials list.

What to Do with these materials? Teton County Idaho residents can be reimbursed up to $150 per year for delivering select household hazardous waste materials to a certified Hazardous Waste facility; bring your receipt to the Teton County Idaho Count Clerk or the Teton Idaho Transfer Station.

One facility option is the “Teton County Wyoming Household Hazardous Waste Facility,” it is open the first and third Tuesday of the month, from April through October, by appointment only.  This facility is located next to the Teton County Wyoming Recycling Center, 3 miles south of Jackson at 3270 S. Adams Canyon Rd. Click here for more information on this program, the accepted hazardous materials and rates. Click here to make an online appointment, or call 307-733-7678 to make an appointment.

PAINT CANS (in Teton County Idaho)

*Latex/water based paints cans ARE accepted at Teton County IDAHO’s Transfer Station.  REQUIREMENT – All cans MUST be dry to be accepted.

PROHIBITED HAZARDOUS WASTE, in Teton County Idaho, include but are not limited to the below list.  We strongly recommend calling the facility you are taking it to ahead of time, before going.

  •     Antifreeze
  •     Acid-based products
  •     Ammonia-based cleaners and photo chemicals
  •     Flammable liquids such as paint, brake fluid, transmission fluid and other automotive products
  •     Oxide’s such as chlorine products, hydrogen peroxide, nitrites and nitrates
  •     Flammable solids such as adhesives, glues, waxes and silicone sealants
  •     Aerosols
  •     Poisons and pesticides
  •     Oil based paints
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