Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste Events
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Drop off Events!!

HHW Events are finished for 2022

Still have HHW that you need to get rid of?


for more information on the Canton E-Waste, Tire & HHW Recycling Center!

Motor Oil, Mixed Gas, Gasoline, Kerosene and Diesel, Antifreeze
Light Bulb
Oil-Based Paint (No Latex)
Household Cleaners, Bleach
Mercury Containing Devices
Materials Accepted at the Wayne County HHW events
  • Aerosols
  • Automotive Fluids & Car Care Products (oil, antifreeze, fuel injector fluid, etc.)
  • Diesel, Kerosene & Gasoline (Limit 10 Gallons per vehicle. All containers must be closed tightly & will not be returned)
  • Cleaning Supplies & Other Household Chemicals
  • Fluorescent Bulbs 
    • Tubes up to 8' 
    • CFL Any size
  • Mercury Containing Devices (i.e. Thermometers)
  • Oil-Based Paint (NO LATEX!)
  • Pesticides, Herbicides, Fungicides & Fertilizers




What is Accepted at Each HHW Event

These events will be held at:

Wayne County Fairgrounds

199 Vanover St.

Wooster, Ohio 44691

If it is not possible to make an appointment using our online system, please call:

330-264-2426 Option 2

You can leave a message and someone will return your call at their earliest convenience! 


Can’t make it to the May or June events?

Do you have waste that isn’t accepted at these collections?

The Canton E-Waste, Tire & HHW Recycling Center is also open year round to Wayne County residents!

Wayne County Recycling Centers & Drop Off Locations
Wayne County Recycling Centers

L & M Copper Recycling, LLC

Aluminum; Copper; Stainless Steel

(330) 439-3141

2730 E. Smithville Western Rd

Wooster, Ohio 44691

PSC Metals

Vehicles; Scrap Iron; Appliances; Aluminum Cans; Non-Ferrous Metals

(330) 264-8956

972 Columbus Rd

Wooster, Ohio 44691

Sanmandy Enterprises

Documents & Paper Shredding

(330) 435-4455

2454 Steiner Rd

Creston, Ohio 44217

Tri-County Recycling

Computers; Computer Scrap; Electronics; Appliances

(330) 202-7668

1201 E. Bowman St

Wooster, Ohio 44691

Wayco Recycling Center

Steel; Aluminum; Stainless Steel

(330) 345-1236

7679 Burbank Rd

Wooster, Ohio 44691

Recycling Drop Off Locations

All locations open dawn to dusk except where noted

Baughman Township

Township garage

3470 Mount Eaton Rd. Orrville, Ohio 44667

City of Wooster

Buehler’s Fresh Food- (Behind the Store)

3540 Burbank Rd       Wooster, Ohio 44691

Paint Township

Township Garage

10075 Winesburg Rd. Mt. Eaton, Ohio 44659           

Village of Congress

Service Center

133 North Maple St.West Salem, Ohio 44287

Village of Smithville

Across from Dariland

736 E. Main St.           Smithville, Ohio 44667

Chester Township

Northwestern Elementary School

7334 N. Elyria Rd. West Salem, Ohio 44287

Franklin Township

Township Hall

132 W. Moreland Rd. Wooster, Ohio 44691

Wooster Township

Valley College Grange

2411 Shreve Rd.           Wooster, Ohio 44691

Village of Creston

Open Mon-Fri, 7am-7pm; Sat, 9am-12pm

Village Garage

150 Factory St.             Creston, Ohio 44287

Village of West Salem

Street Garage

115 S. Main St.                   West Salem, Ohio 44287

Chippewa Township

Galehouse Lumber Storage Building

14065 Galehouse Rd. Doylestown, Ohio 44320

Village of Kidron

Lehman’s Hardware- Gravel Parking lot (Behind Store)

4779 Kidron Rd.            Dalton, Ohio 44618

Plain Township

Township Garage

3026 S. Elyria Rd.        Wooster, Ohio 44691

Village of Dalton

Village Garage

47 N. Freet St.                 Dalton, Ohio 44618

Wayne Township

Township Garage

5277 Cleveland Rd.       Wooster, Ohio 44691

City of Orrville

Buehler’s Fresh Food- (Behind the Store)

1114 W. High St.        Orrville, Ohio 44667

Milton Township

Township Garage

13985 Kauffman Ave.  Sterling, Ohio 44276

East Union Township

Street Garage

3474 S. Apple Creek Rd. Apple Creek, Ohio 44606

Village of Fredericksburg

Elementary School

160 W. Clay St. Fredericksburg, Ohio 44627








What Drop Off Locations Accept


  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Telephone Books
  • Mail
  • Printed or Copier Paper
  • Chipped Board (e.g.: Cereall Boxes) 


  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Shipping Boxes
  • Amazon Boxes
  • Moving Boxes
  • Storage Boxes

Metal & Aluminum Cans

  • Empty Aerosol Cans
  • Soup Cans
  • Veggie. Cans
  • Soda Cans

Glass Bottles & Jars

  • Wine Bottles
  • Beer Bottles
  • Spaghetti Jars
  • Pickle Jars
  • Food Jars

Plastic Bottles & Jugs

  • Water Bottles, any size
  • Soda Bottles, any size
  • Plastic Soft Drink Bottles, any size
  • Plastic Peanut Butter Jar
  • Laundry Detergent Jugs, any size
  • Milk Jugs
  • Small Plastic Milk Bottles
  • Plastic Condiment Bottles
  • Dish Soap Bottles
  • Household Cleaner Bottles


Preparing Your Recyclable Items
Carbon Zinc


  • All Batteries with “Alkaline” or “Alcaline”
  • “Single Use” batteries

These batteries may be placed in the garbage since they are not a fire hazard, no longer contain mercury, and pose no risk to the environment. 

These batteries will not be accepted at the HHW pickups or center. 



Use latex or nitrile gloves to sort batteries

Old or damaged batteries may have a white or rusty colored powder on the terminal.

This powder can burn your skin!

Vehicle Batteries

Vehicle Batteries

  • It is against state law to discard lead acid batteries in the trash!
  • These types of batteries are recyclable through the Canton HHW recycling center

Lead acid batteries are used for starting, lighting, and backup power in any type of on or off-road motor vehicles, emergency lighting, and other products.

Car and truck vehicle batteries contain about 18 pounds of lead and about one gallon of corrosive, lead-contaminated sulfuric acid, which can be recycled.


The location for dropping off tires has moved!

It is no longer at the Goodwill site.

If you need to dispose of tires please give us a call:

330-264-2426 Option 2

You can leave a message and someone will return your call at the earliest convenience!


  • Appointments are made on a weekly basis
  • We must be able to scan your ID or Driver’s license.
  • Will NOT accept agricultural tires.
  • Will accept all residentally generated tires including:
    • Car & Light Truck tires
    • Lawn Mower
    • ATV
    • Bicycle
    • Motorcycle
    • 4 Wheeler, 3 Wheeler tires (or something similar)
  • Only 10 tires per person per year will be accepted.
  • Will accept tires on or off of the rims
  • Will not accept tires from commercial business which includes farms, non-profit, church, government agencies or any other non-residentially generated tires.