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Tox Away Day

The Fall 2022 Tox-Away Day is scheduled for Saturday, October 8.  It will be held from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. in the Civic Center parking lot (9th & Walnut Streets)

Please load your items into your trunk or truck bed for safe unloading by workers.

This program is for Vanderburgh County Households only. No businesses please.
For more information call 812-436-7800.

 The Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District's annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program, or "Tox Away" Day, offers residents a safe disposal option for household hazardous chemicals.  Please see the list of accepted items below.

 

ITEMS ACCEPTED:

  • Motor Oil & Filters
  • Oil Based Paint
  • Automotive Batteries & Fluids
  • Solvents & Thinners
  • Gasoline
  • Antifreeze
  • Household Batteries
  • Pesticides & Herbicides
  • Thermometers/Mercury
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Household Cleaners
  • Glues & Adhesives
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Pool Chemicals                   
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Propane Tanks

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Commercial Waste 
  • Infectious Waste
  • Industrial Waste
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Explosives/Ammunition
  • Pressurized Containers
  • Appliances
  • Electronics
  • Latex Paint (can be thrown away in regular trash when it is hard - air dry or add kitty litter or sawdust to solidify)

HOUSEHOLDS ONLY  -  NO BUSINESSES PLEASE