Two Hazardous Waste Collection Events Set for May 3, 4

Published on April 30, 2024

Lincoln and Lancaster County residents are encouraged to take unwanted chemicals to two no cost, drive-thru, household hazardous waste collection events in May. The schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, May 3, 2 to 6 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 375 S. Lincoln St., Malcolm, NE
  • Saturday, May 4, 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, vape products, 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, 5101 N. 48th St., serves the community as a safe, environmentally responsible and convenient option for household hazardous waste collection. HazToGo is open Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the third Saturday each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. From May through August, HazToGo Wednesday hours will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday hours will remain the same.

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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