Hazardous Waste Fact Sheet

The following information is regarding the disposal of household hazardous waste in Midwest City. Items delivered for disposal must be in original containers or correctly labeled and identified and in a suitable substitute container.

Acceptable Items

  • Acids, Bases and Corrosives
  • Air Conditioners
  • Appliances
  • Aerosol cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries - all sizes and types
  • Fertilizers and oxidizers
  • Flammable solids and liquids
  • Fluorescent bulbs and Mercury or items containing Mercury
  • Household cleaners and degreasers
  • Paint and Paint related materials
  • Pesticides, Herbicides, Fungicides
  • Printer cartridges
  • Propane tanks - small aerosol size tanks
  • Refrigerators
  • Tires
  • Used oil and oil filters

Unacceptable Items 

  • Ammunition or explosives
  • Asbestos related materials
  • Biological or medical waste
  • Pharmaceuticals or medications
  • Radioactive waste
  • Drums regardless of their content


Items must be transported in such a manner to prevent spilling. If necessary you may line a cardboard box with a plastic bag, but don't place items in plastic bag that is not supported by a box.

Reuse Program

Many items are received in good, usable condition. These items are available for free to residents of MWC or other cities that have agreements with MWC. All items received through this program must be for personal or non-profit use.