This includes refrigerators & AC units! Freon appliances are toxic and the landfill will not accept them!
You cannot throw tires in a dumpster as they can damage landfill structures and equipment.
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, as well as lithium batteries, cannot be put in a dumpster because they can leak chemicals that are harmful to the environment
Infectious waste consists of materials used in medicine or that have come into contact with bodily fluids.
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 that are mixed with hazardous substances cannot be disposed of through normal waste haulers.
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.
Ink used in pens and printers, as well as resins, can damage equipment and stain the interior of dumpsters.
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 contain potentially dangerous byproducts of a number of different industrial processes.
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.