HELP CENTER

Republic Services offers one Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day each year.  City residents may elect to store their household hazards and drop them off on collection day.  Please watch local news and social media pages for information regarding the date, time, location, and restrictions.

Many local business also accept household hazards and allow you to drop them off all year long.

Please note:  Disposal is FREE OF CHARGE unless otherwise indicated.

Battery

BATTERIES - HOUSEHOLD OR RECHARGABLE

Home Depot
  • Turn in to any associate or place in recycling box located between the front entrance and the garden center (inside store).
Lowe's
  • Take batteries to the “Returns” counter.
Car Battery

BATTERIES - VEHICLE

Vehicle batteries can be exchanged at the place/time of purchase or at All American Battery.

All American Battery
E-Waste

E-WASTE

Staples
  • Accepts computers, monitors, keyboards, laptops, and printers
Republic Services
  • Accepts computers, telephones, cell phones, printers, stereo equipment, radios, & fax machines
  • Televisions will be accepted per the following criteria: the property must be a single family residence and within City limits; a pick-up time must be scheduled with Republic Services. (This can be done up to six times/year)
Lake Havasu City Landfill
  • The landfill, located at 3251 Chenoweth Dr., takes computers (all parts), credit card machines, Telecom equipment, test and lab equipment, medical equipment, audio/visual equipment, printers, copiers, and fax machines. Bio-medical waste is not accepted.
  • Landfill payment is cash only and charges by weight.
Lake Havasu City Public Works Department
Fire Extinguisher

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Once all of the contents has been expelled, the fire extinguisher may be discarded into the trash or taken to a recycling agency.

Arizona West Fire & Safety
  • Mobile service only – call for pick-up
Flare

FLARES

Soak in a bucket of water and discard in regular trash.

Lightbulbs

FLORESCENT LIGHTBULBS

Home Depot
  • Turn in to any associate or place in recycling box located between the front entrance and the garden center (inside store).
Lowe's
  • No large bulbs accepted
  • Take bulbs to the "Returns" Counter
Freon

FREON & REFRIGERANTS

Republic Services
  • No removed canisters will be accepted
  • Each household is allotted six free bulk, curbside pick-ups each year
  • Must be scheduled
  • In order to avoid a $6.00 fee, you would have it picked up from your residence rather than hauling it to the landfill
Gasoline

GASOLINE

No information at this time.

Oil

OIL

O'Reilly Auto Parts
  • Up to 5 gallons per visit
Republic Services
  • Up to 2-gallons per month of non-contaminated waste oil (non-vegetable) may be disposed of in your regular recyclable trash (blue recycle bin). Oil must be in a clear container with the lid tightly screwed on or taped. Label the container OIL.
  • Do not take oil to the Republic Services office or the landfill – it will not be accepted.
Oxygen-Tank

OXYGEN TANKS

Praxair
  • Accepts any oxygen, flammable, non-flammable, or compressed gas tanks or cylinders.
Paint

PAINT

Simply letting the paint dry will allow the paint to be disposed of as regular garbage. The drying process can be done by opening the lid and allowing the paint to harden, or by purchasing a hardening agent from the hardware stores (Lowe’s, Home Depot, ACE, etc.). Spray paint can be sprayed onto a piece of cardboard and disposed of through regular trash.

St. Vincent
  • Will accept paint, stain, and paint thinner that has NOT been opened.
Propane

PROPANE BOTTLES

Amerigas
  • Contact Amerigas in advance to make arrangements with a technician
Needle

SHARPS & USED NEEDLES

Residential disposal only: Discard in sealed sharps container, unbreakable bottle (such as a bleach bottle), or a metal can (such as a coffee can). Be sure to close the container and tape it securely. Container may be disposed of in regular household trash.

Tire

TIRES

Haralson Tire Co. Tire Pros
  • Tires can be exchanged at the location where new tires are purchased.
  • $2.00 per tire
Thermostat

THERMOSTATS (MERCURY FILLED)