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Posted on: March 14, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Household Hazardous Waste Event Saturday, March 18

A man loads a TV and other hazardous waste into a vehicle

Spring Household Hazardous Waste Event 

As part of League City’s agreement with AmeriWaste, there are two Household Hazardous Waste disposal events hosted at Hometown Heroes each year in the spring and fall. Starting in 2023, AmeriWaste will also provide two curbside HHW disposal events, one in the summer and one in winter. Schedule and details to be provided in the coming weeks.

NOTE: The building at Hometown Heroes Park will be CLOSED on Saturday; the dog park will remain open.

2023 Spring Household Hazardous Waste Info

Date: Saturday, March 18 

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Hometown Heroes Park, 1001 E. League City Parkway

Cost: Free (no registration required). League City residents will need to bring their driver’s license and a recent water bill as proof of residency.

Accepted & Unaccepted Items

Residents will be able to drop off accepted items, including paint-related materials, household cleaners, white goods (free of freon) and microwaves, batteries (no rechargeable batteries), electronics (TVs, computers, and monitors), pool chemicals, aerosol cans, tires (maximum of 4), and fluorescent bulbs at no cost. Containers should be sealed and in their original packing. 

Unaccepted Items include hazardous chemicals not in original container, business/commercial waste, medical waste (pharmaceuticals, sharps, and needles), radioactive waste, ammunition, explosives, compressed gas cylinders, and smoke detectors. Items without their original labels cannot be accepted. Place leaking containers in a larger non-leaking container.

Additional Information about How to Dispose of Hazardous Waste

Free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal at Stella Roberts Facility

Stella Roberts Recycling Center in Pearland takes a variety of Hazardous Waste Materials.  Residents can make an appointment to drop off HHW at the facility—located at 5800 Magnolia Pkwy—from Tuesday through Saturday. There is no fee for League City residents who bring a driver’s license and recent utility bill for proof of residency.

Acceptable items include brake fluid, household chemicals and cleaners, paints and stains (max of 25 cans), general chemicals and adhesives, and lawn and pool chemicals. If your material is not listed, please call ahead at 281-489-2795 prior to booking your appointment to inquire about what items will be accepted.

Click here to schedule an appointment. 

What is Considered Household Hazardous Waste?

  • Car Oil
  • Cooking Oil
  • Freon (appliances with freon include refrigerators, air conditioners, and other cooling devices)
  • Gasoline
  • Highly Flammable or Explosive Items (Ammunition)
  • Microwaves
  • Oil-Based Paints
  • Petrochemicals
  • Propane Tanks
  • Radioactive Materials (this includes smoke detectors)
  • Sharps and Needles
  • Spray Cans
  • Televisions and Electronics
  • Tires 
  • Toxic or Bio-Hazardous Waste

Car Parts & Materials

If you need to dispose of any of the following car parts or materials, call a local automotive store to inquire about recycling options or bring them to the Stella Roberts facility.

  • Antifreeze
  • Diesel
  • Brake Fluid
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Car Batteries
  • Car Oil
  • Oil Filter
  • Car Tires 
  • Trailer Tires 


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