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Hard to Handle Waste

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 more. For generations, we have stepped up to be a leader in the communities that we serve.  Our goal is to continue our efforts to be environmentally responsible.  Our state of the art recycle center is just one of the 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 removal instructions for those “hard to handle items” like carpeting, furniture, appliances and construction debris.  For those items that we cannot accept at this time, including plastic bags, electronics, hazardous material, propane tanks, batteries, etc., we offer alternative removal options.

How Do I Dispose of:

Eyeglasses          Medical Needles          Medicines        Prescription Bottles

Unsure where to dispose of you medically related waste?  Browse our list of medical items and discover the best ways to dispose of these items and protect of environment.   Learn More >

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

Some items around the house are difficult to know what to do with. Are they recyclable? Does my curbside program accept these items?   Learn More >

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

Not everything can be thrown away or recycled using your curbside program. Some waste is harmful to the environment and needs special care.   Learn More >
Basketball Hoop     Carpet     Construction Debris     Flat Glass     Furniture     Hot Tubs     Mattress / Box Spring     Pool Liners      Pool Tables

Large items can be awkward to move and difficult to dispose of.  Here are some practices on how to get those large items disposed of correctly.  Learn More >
Batteries     CD/Dvd’s    Cell Phones    Computers & Equipment    DVD/CD Players    Portable Music Players    Stereo Equipment    Televisions    Video Game Consoles

Many electronic devices cannot be disposed of using your curbside trash or recycling program, in fact, it’s against the law. There is a right was to dispose of them and protect the environment.  Learn More >
Dishwashers     Microwaves     Refrigerators and Freezers    Stoves    Washers and Dryers   Water Heaters

Many residents have large item pick-up included with their regular weekly service. With a few tips, appliances can also be disposed of curbside.  We’ll take care of disposing of the appliance correctly.  Learn More >

 

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.