City of Helena Solid Waste - Recycling Division 

Household Hazardous Waste Collection 

June 23rd, 2018

9am to 2pm

City of Helena Transfer Station

**The City of Helena has the right to deny any and all loads**

The City of Helena Solid Waste - Recycling Division will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste Collection on June 23, 2018 from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

City of Helena and Scratchgravel residential permits will be required the day of the event.

Many unwanted hazardous and toxic materials are accepted at this event.

Items accepted:

  • Aluminum paints
  • Oil-based paints and stains
  • Paint thinner
  • De-greasers
  • Flammable liquids
  • Aerosol paints
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Mercury thermometers and Thermostats
  • Acids and Bases - (sulfuric acid/hydrochloric acid)
  • Bleach
  • Cleaning agents
  • Ammonia water
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Pesticides and poisons
  • Oxidizers
  • Reactives 
  • PCB ballasts

Items not accepted:

  • Explosives (ammo/gun powder/blasting materials)
  • Latex Paint
  • Empty Paint and Aerosol Cans
  • Radioactive Material


Hazardous waste WILL NOT BE accepted from businesses at this event. Businesses may call Chem-Safe Environmental directly at 509-968-3973 prior to the event to make other arrangements.

Please take a look at our Year-Round Disposal Options. Please note that there may be a charge for disposing of items that are normally accepted for free at the annual event.