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Guide to Hard to Handle Waste


Eyeglasses, Medical Needles, Medicines, Prescription Bottles


Books, Cooking Oil, Packing Material, Plastic Bags,  Tires, Toner/Ink, Cartridges



Aerosol Cans, Antifreeze, Batteries, CFL Bulbs, Drums/Cylinders, Fire Extinguishers, Gasoline, Motor Oil, Paint, Pesticides, Pool Chemicals, Propane Tanks


Basketball Hoop, Carpet, Construction Debris, Flat Glas, Furniture, Hot Tubs, Mattress / Box Spring, Pool Liners, Pool Tables



Batteries, CD/Dvd’s, Cell Phones, Computers & Equipment, DVD/CD Players, Portable Music Players, Stereo Equipment, Televisions,     Video Game Consoles



Dishwashers, Microwaves, Refrigerators and Freezers, Stoves, Washers and Dryers, Water Heaters


Welcome to Homewood Disposal’s “Hard-to-Handle” portal.  We hope this section answers all of your questions about bulk items, appliances, hazardous waste, and other difficult to dispose items. For generations, we strive to continue our goal to be environmentally responsible. We actively seek ways to continue to commit to environmental stewardship by teaming up with our communities to collect and recycle as much as possible; providing state of the art recycle centers is just one of the several ways we commit to this goal.

We do our best to make disposal and recycling services as convenient as possible.  There are some items that we are unable to take at this time, either due to landfill restrictions or gaps in the recycling marketplace.

Here you will find proper removal instructions for those “hard to handle items” including: carpeting, furniture, appliances, and construction debris.

For those items that we cannot currently accept, including plastic bags, hazardous material, propane tanks, and batteries, we offer alternative removal options in this portal.

Wendy the Waste Truck

Learwendy the waste truckn about recycling with our education mascot, Wendy the Waste Truck. Wendy works hand in hand with schools and civic groups that want to do their part to reduce, reuse and recycle.

What Can I Recycle?

glass icon You have a recycling bin at home, now what? Recycling the correct jars, jugs, containers, and cans can be overwhelming. We’ve made it simple for you with digital and printable hints on what to recycle curbside.