Two Hazardous Waste Collection Events Set for October

Published on September 27, 2023

Lincoln and Lancaster County residents are urged to take unwanted chemicals to two no cost, drive-through household hazardous waste collection events in October.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, October 6, 2 to 6 p.m. – Raymond Fire Station, 4210 W. Raymond Road, Raymond
  • Saturday, October 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Star City Shores, 4375 S. 33rd Ct.

Accepted items include: pesticides, lawn and garden chemicals, household cleaning products, paint thinners, stains, polishes and waxes, turpentine, oil-based paint, pool cleaning chemicals, flea and tick powders, rodent poison, charcoal starter fluids, mixed or old gasoline, brake or power steering fluids, and items containing mercury such as CFLs and thermometers. 

Prohibited items include: latex paint, motor oil, fertilizers, gas grill cylinders, medicines and pharmaceutical waste, electronics, firearms, ammunition, and batteries. For information on recycling these and other materials, visit and use the “What Bin Does It Go In?” search tool.

Business waste is not handled at these events. Information about business waste is available at or by calling 402-441-8002.  

HazToGo, Lincoln’s Hazardous Waste Center, serves the community as a safe, environmentally responsible and convenient option for household hazardous waste collection. HazToGo is located at 5101 N. 48th St. Center hours are Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the third Saturday each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The household hazardous waste program is part of the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department and is partially funded by the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy.

For more information visit or call 402-441-8021.

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