HHW Items Not Accepted

The City of Amarillo Household Hazardous Waste program does not accept the following:

  1. The City of Amarillo Household Hazardous Waste program will not accept any items from commercial or industrial users, or items of a commercial / industrial type, which have been relocated to a household.
  2. The City of Amarillo Household Hazardous Waste program will not accept household hazardous waste from households located outside the corporate city limits.
  3. The City of Amarillo Household Hazardous Waste program will not accept radioactive waste.
  4. The City of Amarillo Household Hazardous Waste program will not accept items that are intended to explode. This is inclusive of re-loading powder, fireworks, dynamite, or other similar products.
  5. The city of Amarillo Household Hazardous Waste program will not accept infectious medical waste, or partially used medical products, including medications.
  6. The City of Amarillo Household Hazardous Waste program will not accept items containing asbestos, PCBs, Compressed gas cylinders, and tanks for compressed fuels.
  7. The City of Amarillo Household Hazardous Waste program will not accept any item that the City deems counter-productive, or excessively burdensome, to the operation of the program. Factors, which may be considered, are weight, and danger to workers, vehicles, or facilities. Leaking containers of any type or degree are prohibited.