Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events

Space is limited. Registration is required. Click on the corresponding HHW collection event date below to register or call (972) 291-5126. Only Cedar Hill residents may register. Proof of Cedar Hill residency is required. Due to space limitations, residents who fail to register may be turned away. Once registered, staff will check you in by your name with your proof of residency. You do not need to print the ticket. The event will be at Cedar Hill High School's parking lot (1 Longhorn Blvd) from 9 am to 11 am. Contact Duy Vu or Gregg Kidd for additional information.

Click on the date to register (email required):


On the morning of Environmental Collection Day, the vehicle line will be live streamed to help better serve you. Click HERE to view the live stream (Flash Player required).

On the event day, please read and follow the road signs carefully. Two vehicle lanes will be in place to ensure the safety of staff. The right vehicle lane will be dedicated to household hazardous waste. The left lane will be dedicated to electronics and paper shred.

First enter the right vehicle lane for HHW to ensure your drop off time. If you also brought electronics and/or paper shred, follow the road signs to re-enter the other vehicle lane after you have dropped off your HHW.


Please note that the event is located at the Cedar Hill High School parking lot near the intersection of SH 67 and Cooper. If you are using GPS, you may be given directions to the south entrance to the school which may be closed.


Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding Events

Electronics recycling and paper shredding will occur on the same day as HHW.  Registration is not required for electronics recycling and paper shredding. Click here for more information including restrictions and limitations.

Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center (ECC)

Cedar Hill residents have the option of bringing household hazardous wastes to a local HHW collection event here in Cedar Hill or to the Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center (ECC) located at 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.

Due to space limitations of the mobile collection event, residents who bring significantly high volumes of wastes may also be refused at a collection event and referred to the ECC. City staff has the right to identify, determine and refuse significantly high volumes of residential waste.

Old Medicines NOT ACCEPTED at HHW Collection Events

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 (open 24 hours) at 285 Uptown Blvd.

Commercial Wastes NOT ACCEPTED

Only residential waste is accepted. City Staff has the right to identify, determine and refuse commercial waste. Commercial wastes may be disposed through local hazardous waste disposal vendors. The City does not endorse any local vendors. Local hazardous waste disposal vendors may be found through an internet or phone book search.

Accepted HHW

Only residential 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
  • Fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Gasoline (cannot be poured off for safety reasons - accepted in approved containters)
  • Paints and stains
  • Photo chemicals
  • Pool chemicals
  • Solvents and thinners

NOT Accepted HHW

All commercial wastes will be refused, no exceptions.