Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Event Coming To Frederick

It will be held at Keys Stadium on Nov. 13th.

Frederick, Md (KM) Household hazardous waste drop off day is coming up next month. It will be held on Saturday, November 13th at the Frederick Keys Stadium upper parking lot from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Residents should use the New Design Road entrance, not South Market Street..

Items that will accepted are:

  • Aerosol paints
  • Brake fluid
  • Fluorescent and UV bulbs (compact and tube)
  • Fuels (gasoline, light fluid, oil & gas mix)
  • Herbicides, insecticides, fungicides
  • Household & automotive cleaners
  • Mercury thermometers & thermostats
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Pool chemicals
  • Rechargeable batteries (including NiCad, Li-ion and computer batteries)
  • Stains and sealants
  • Smoke, radon & carbon monoxide detectors
  • Thinners & solvents

Items that are not accepted:

  • Any paints except spray paints
  • Alkaline or vehicle batteries
  • Biohazard waste
  • Explosives & fireworks
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fuel tanks & cylinders
  • Freon & helium tanks
  • Kerosene, diesel fuel, hydraulic fluid
  • Medicines & medical sharps
  • Motor oil & antifreeze
  • Radioactive materials
  • Regular trash & recyclables

There is no fee for dropping off these items. This is event is open to Frederick County residents only; no materials from businesses or out-of-county locations will be accepted.

By Kevin McManus