Thurston County's WasteMobile
The Thurston County WasteMobile offers a convenient way to dispose of
household toxic products without having to drive to
HazoHouse on Hogum Bay Road. The WasteMobile is a traveling
collection station where residents can dispose of household poisonous
The dates of future WasteMobile events will be posted on this web page
as plans are finalized.
Please Transport Materials Safely
Keep products in original containers. Never mix different products.
Make sure items are well sealed, lids tight, placed in leak-proof tub or
box with absorbent material (like newspaper) to prevent spills.
Transport products away from children, pets, and vehicle passenger
Items Accepted at the WasteMobile
Please bring waste in five-gallon containers or smaller. The
following items will be accepted (no business-generated wastes, please):
- Auto products (motor oil, oil filters,
antifreeze, car batteries, brake fluid)
- Oil-based paint and stains.
No latex paint. Click here for tips on what to do with
- Thinners and solvents
- Pesticides and herbicides
- Glues and adhesives
All types of batteries. The contact points of the batteries must be covered
with tape, or each battery must be placed in an individual plastic
baggie. Click here for details on this
- Cleaning supplies
- Pool and hobby chemicals
- Fluorescent light bulbs and tubes.
- Contaminated kerosene and gasoline.
Propane containers equal to, or smaller than, the standard, 20
lb. barbecue tanks. This includes standard barbecue tanks;
the compact camp stove propane canisters, (such as the green Coleman-branded single-use fuel
canisters); and small, narrow propane cylinders used by plumbers and
other contractors (such as the Bernz-O-Matic-branded single-use gas cylinders - includes propane, MAPP
gas, and other gas combinations).
Items Not Accepted at the WasteMobile
- Latex paint. Click here for tips on what to do with
- Medical wastes
- Ammunition or flares
- Empty or
- Business-generated wastes. (For
information about business-generated wastes, please call (360)
- Smoke detectors
monitors, TVs and electronics (see our
electronics page for options)
appliances (see our
I Take My? database for options.
- Yard waste
Call Thurston County Public Works at (360) 867-2491 or or email