Hazardous Materials

Facility


The facility is located at:
156 Fort Hill Drive
Naperville, IL 60540

It will operate on Saturdays and Sundays, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., excluding holidays. Materials may not be dropped off outside these posted hours.

Naperville operates one of only four permanent drop-off locations for household hazardous waste in the state in cooperation with the City of Aurora and Will, DuPage and Kane counties. Since 1992, the program has operated out of Fire Station No. 4 on the City's north side. During Fiscal Year 2014, the City collected 266 tons of household hazardous materials, including oil, anti-freeze, cleaning products, flammables, and more.

Acceptable Materials


There is no cost for drop-off. Items included are listed below.


Automotive


In general, any fluids, fuel, cleaner additive or maintenance product used with motor vehicles with the exception of lead-acid "Automotive" batteries are accepted. This includes but may not be limited to antifreeze, battery acid, car wax and other materials.

Home Repair/Building/Woodworking/Hobby Supplies


In general any household wastes associated with home repair projects are accepted. This includes but may not be limited to asphalt roofing tar, chemistry sets, concrete cleaner and other products.

Painting & Decorating Supplies


In general, any material or waste associated with painting for decorating the household including, buy may not be limited to acetone, all oil based stains, all spray paints, brush cleaners and other products.

Kitchen, Laundry, Household Cleaning


Any product used in the home to clean, cook, remove, unclog, disinfect or freshen the household. These items include but are not limited to aluminum cleaner, bleach, Brasso, cesspool cleaner and pine oil.

Medicines & Cosmetics


Items used in make-up or health care. These include but are not limited to cuticle remover, hair perm solutions, medications, perfume, cologne and after shave and other products.

Pesticides & Herbicides


Any pesticide, insecticide, herbicide, fertilizers or product used to control insects, weeds or other unwanted pests. There are hundreds of product names for these materials and we accept them all. These items include, but are not limited to pentachorophynol, diazanon, fertilizers/pesticides, flee powder, Insect sprays and other products.

Pool Chemicals, Whirlpool Chemicals/Cleaners, Water Treatment Products


Materials used to chlorinate water in pools water systems or pH control products are accepted. These items include but are not limited to ammonium hydroxide, bromine pool acid, calcium hypochlorite, HTH and other products.

Batteries

We can accept all household batteries with the exception of motor vehicle batteries. These include alkaline, button batteries, hearing aid batteries, lantern batteries and other products.

Unacceptable Items


Totally Unacceptable Items includes:
  • Ammunition and all explosives/fireworks - check with your local police department.
  • Car Batteries
  • Commercial/Industrial/Institutional waste
  • Garbage - Non-household hazardous waste
  • Latex Paint
  • Propane Tank Cylinders - use up or take to local propane gas dealer/company. Radioactive material