Mobile Collection Events and the Haz-to-Go Truck are convenient ways to safely dispose and recycle chemicals and electronics, such as old computers, TVs, paint, fluorescent bulbs, and fertilizer. These events and collection sites are FREE to Pinellas County residents. Staff will remove items from your vehicle. Information For Businesses
Mobile Collection Events:
- Locations: Various locations throughout the county. Some events are held in partnership with our municipal partners.
- Inclement Weather could cause a temporary delay or cancellation. In the event of a predicted tropical depression or hurricane, collection events will be cancelled.
- Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- To schedule a Haz-to-Go event or obtain more information, call Solid Waste at 464-7500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mobile Collections and Haz-to-Go:
Quantity Limits per vehicle:
- (6) Televisions (must be whole)
- (20) 1-gallon paint containers
- (5) 5-gallon containers of paint (all empty containers may be put in garbage)
- (5) Computers
- (12) Fluorescent bulbs
- (5) 5-gallon containers of automotive fuel, gasoline or kerosene
- (1) 5-gallon container of automotive fluids & oil
Customers with quantities in excess of the limits above or with electronics stripped of precious metals may be considered a business. Loads will be evaluated upon arrival. Visit the EnviroBusiness for more information.
What to Bring:
- 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 (must be whole).
- Chemicals: Automotive fluids (do not mix), batteries (household or vehicle), cleaners, cooking oil, fertilizers, fluorescent bulbs and other mercury-containing devices, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, kerosene, paint (latex or oil), paint remover, paint thinner, pesticides, pool chemicals, rechargeable batteries (button or vehicle), smoke detectors, solvents, wood preservatives. Note: Alkaline batteries may be put in the garbage.
How to package & transport chemicals:
- Do NOT mix chemicals together.
- Keep products in original labeled containers if possible.
- Place containers in cardboard boxes. Use crumpled newspaper to prevent breakage.
- Place leaky container in a clear plastic bag and transport in boxes with newspaper.
- Individual chemical containers need to be visible for examination by staff.
- Put boxes in the trunk or in the back of vehicle away from passenger.
- Cover battery teminals with heavy tape or place each battery in a plastic bag to prevent short-circuits.
To find out how to get rid of other electronics, chemicals and special wastes, review the A to Z Guide for Recycling and Disposal in Pinellas County.
Household Electronic / Chemical Collection Center (HEC3)
2855 109th Ave. N., St. Petersburg - Map
- Monday-Saturday from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday and county holidays
- Swap Shop: Located at HEC3, offers used household products such as paint, cleaners, and automotive fluids FREE of charge to Pinellas County residents.
- Businesses including non-profits and religious organizations, haulers, hobbyists, property managers, and salvagers, please refer to EnviroBusiness Day Collection Events.