City of Helena Solid Waste - Recycling Division 

Household Hazardous Waste Collection 

August 24th, 2019

9am to 3pm

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 August 24th, 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

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 contact Clean Harbors Environmental directly by visiting or by calling Suzanne Holdaas at 303.709.0720 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.

The City of Helena Solid Waste Division

Household Hazardous Waste Collection


When:   Saturday, August 24th, 9 am - 3 pm.

Where:  City of Helena Transfer Station