Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Household Hazardous Waste is taken to the Environmental Collection Center located at 6400 Bridge Street in Fort Worth. ECC requires that you present a voucher issued by Westover Hills when you bring your items. This voucher can be obtained at the Police Department or by emailing Tim Chambers at


The ECC and mobile events allow residents to dispose or recycle many items. 

What's accepted?

  • Automotive fluids
  • Batteries
  • Cleaners & chemicals
  • Cooking oil
  • Lawn/garden/pool chemicals
  • Light bulbs
  • Paint & painting supplies
What's not accepted?
  • Ammunition & Explosives
  • Appliances & electronics
  • Building materials
  • Bulk trash & yard waste
  • Butane/propane cylinders
  • Medicines & Medical waste
  • Tires
  • Asbestos/PCBs/radioactive items

Business, commercial and industrial waste cannot be accepted under Texas regulations.

Accepted waste quantities

  • Lawn/garden/pool chemicals: 20 gallons
  • Cleaning chemicals: 10 gallons
  • Cooking oil: 10 gallons
  • Paint and painting supplies: 30 gallons
  • Light Bulbs: 20 bulbs
  • Automotive fluids: 10 gallons

For more information:

Westover Hills residents can call (817) 737-8442 for information about solid waste, recycling, drop-off stations, and other disposal methods for items not accepted at the ECC.

Time to Recycle and Earth911 is another resource for North Central Texas recycling options for residential, commercial and industrial customers.

The EPA offers information on a variety of non-hazardous materials recovered for recycling in the United States.

The TCEQ encourages consumers to take advantage of local electronics recycling opportunities. Texas consumers can learn how to recycle their computer equipment by visiting Texas Recycles Computers and their television equipment by visiting Texas Recycles TVs. For more information on the programs, contact the TCEQ’s Pollution Prevention and Education Section, (512) 239-3143.


ECC Hazardous Waste Dropoff