Pinellas County offers electronic and chemical disposal for eligible businesses*:
2019 Business Days
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
2nd Wednesday of each month
Business Days occur on the second Wednesday of every month (see dates to the right) at the rear of the Household Electronics & Chemical Collection Center (HEC3) facility in the loading dock area (look for signs on the day of the event).
Call ahead to our contractor, U.S. Ecology, at
(813) 319-3400 to negotiate pricing, arrange for larger quantities and unknown wastes, and to determine drum charges and packing restrictions. All prices are at the county’s negotiated rates.
For information, call Pinellas County Solid Waste at
- Electronics: Cell phones, computer towers/CPUs, drives (e.g. hard drives, CD drives), laptops, monitors, rechargeable batteries (remove from device, place device in garbage), smart phones, tablets, televisions.
- Chemicals: Automotive fluids, batteries (household or vehicle), cleaners, cooking oil, fertilizers, fluorescent bulbs and other mercury-containing devices, fuels (e.g. gasoline, kerosene), fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, motor oil, paint (latex or oil), paint remover, paint thinner, pesticides, pool chemicals, rechargeable batteries (button or vehicle), smoke detectors, solvents, wood preservatives.
Eligible Businesses:To be eligible for hazardous waste disposal at a Business Day event, businesses must qualify as Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQG) of hazardous waste. VSQGs are facilities that generate no more than 220 pounds of hazardous waste per calendar month. For more information on what qualifies as a hazardous waste and generator status, visit the Small Quantity Generator webpage or contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.