East Wake Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Open Saturdays and Sundays only, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open to Wake County residents only.

Household Hazardous Waste Facilities

East Wake: 5051 Wendell Boulevard, Wendell, NC 27591.

Acceptable Items

old batteries


Non-rechargeable; alkaline, household batteries such as AA, AAA, 9-volt, button cell. Lead Acid; vehicle, boat, motorcycle. Rechargeable; lithium-ion, cell phones, devices, power tools, toys, 12-volt. TAPE TERMINALS of lithium batteries.



Acids, ammonia, bases, bleach, chlorine, corrosive cleaners, degreasers, fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, engine cleaners and degreasers, photographic chemicals, pool and spa chemicals, poisons, solvents, weed killers.

Fire Extinguisher

Fire Extinguishers

Dry chemical.



Gasoline, fuel oil, kerosene, lighter fluid, mineral spirits, paint thinners and diesel fuel. 

CFLs, Fluorescent light bulbs and tubes

Fluorescent Light Bulbs

CFLs; bring bulbs in box. Fluorescent tubes; 25 limit, bring in box.

Mercury Thermometer, Thermostat

Mercury Thermometers

Mercury thermometers, Mercury switches from thermostats.

Old Paint Cans


Oil-based paints, lacquers, varnishes, polishers, finishes, spray paints, stains, solvents. Latex paint, 10-can limit, consolidate cans if more than 10. No rusted or dried out paint cans. 

Propane Tanks

Propane Tanks

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