• Freon Appliances

    This includes refrigerators & AC units! Freon appliances are toxic and the landfill will not accept them!

  • Tires

    You cannot throw tires in a dumpster as they can damage landfill structures and equipment.

  • Paint and Lacquers

    These are prohibited because they may contain lead or mercury, especially those manufactured prior to the 1990s. This includes paint thinners, lacquers or wood stains.

  • Car Batteries

    Car batteries, as well as lithium batteries, cannot be put in a dumpster because they can leak chemicals that are harmful to the environment

  • Medical Waste

    Infectious waste consists of materials used in medicine or that have come into contact with bodily fluids.

  • Hazardous Materials

    Hazardous materials and liquids cannot go in a dumpster. Examples of hazardous waste include asbestos, pesticides, contaminated soils or absorbents, motor oil, other automotive fluids and medical waste.

  • Contaminated Soils and Absorbents

    Contaminated soils and absorbents that are mixed with hazardous substances cannot be disposed of through normal waste haulers.

  • Household Cleaners

    Chemical cleaners or solvent should not be thrown away in a dumpster. However, empty containers are okay to dispose of as long as they do not contain any residual chemicals.

  • Inks & Resins

    Ink used in pens and printers, as well as resins, can damage equipment and stain the interior of dumpsters.

  • Oils, Fuels, & Propane Tanks

    Disposing of propane tanks, fuels, oils, and other flammable materials using a dumpster is a serious safety hazard. These substances are highly combustible and disposing of them improperly is illegal in most areas.

  • Industrial Drums

    Industrial drums contain potentially dangerous byproducts of a number of different industrial processes.

  • Asbestos

    Asbestos is a flame retardant found in older homes and various industrial products. It is considered a carcinogen in most U.S. states, resulting in landfill bans.