Clinton County offers Home Hazardous Waste Collection in the spring or fall.

Please check local newspapers for schedules. Residents desiring to use the service will be required to schedule an appointment to drop off materials. Residents are encouraged to utilize this service to dispose of unwanted waste considered hazardous and not permitted to be placed with the weekly trash. These include but not limited to: Pesticides and herbicides; solvents; turpentine; oil-based paints (not latex); rodent baits; poisons and repellents; chemical household cleaners; automotive antifreeze; grease; and automotive batteries.

All items to be disposed of must be in original containers. Unidentified substances cannot be accepted. Leaky items should be placed in a plastic or metal container with a secure top. Containers are limited to five (5) gallons or 40 pounds of weight. Substances must not be mixed together.

The following items cannot be accepted: Explosives; radioactive materials (smoke detectors); motor oils; or pressurized tanks (fire extinguishers, LP tanks). Latex paints are not considered hazardous waste and cannot be accepted. The program is available to Clinton County residents. Identification will be required at the drop-off site. No commercial waste will be accepted. No fee is assessed for this service.