Baytowne West

A deed-restricted community in Safety Harbor, Florida

Where can I dispose of hazardous waste?

Do you know how to properly dispose of various items around your home or office? Electronic and hazardous waste disposal is easy!

They should be properly disposed of at a City of Clearwater or Pinellas County mobile collection event. Electronic and hazardous waste should not be burned or added to the landfills due to the highly toxic materials they contain.

If you are unable to attend a mobile collection event, Pinellas County Utilities has a separate collection site for electronic and hazardous waste at the Department of Solid Waste Operations Household Electronics & Chemical Collection Center (aka, HEC3) located at 2855 109th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL (off 28th Street North on the south side of the Waste-to-Energy facility). Phone (727) 464-7500, Their website is The center is open the following hours:

  • Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
  • Sat 7am-5pm
  • Sun Closed

What items can I take to the HEC3 facility for disposal?

  • TVs and VCRs
  • Cellphones
  • Computers
  • Copiers
  • Fax machines
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Smoke detectors
  • Stereo equipment
  • Telephones
  • Car batteries

Household chemical products

  • Automotive fluids
  • Cleansers
  • Fertilizers
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Fungicides
  • Herbicides and pesticides
  • Household batteries
  • Paint (Latex- or oil-based)
  • Paint remover
  • Paint thinner
  • Pool chemicals
  • Solvents
  • Wood preservatives