The City of Longmont encourages citizens to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) in an environmentally-responsible manner, and supports this goal through year-round and special event waste disposal programs.
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Year-Round Disposal Programs
The City of Longmont partners with Boulder County to operate a hazardous waste disposal center, known as the Hazardous Materials Management Facility.
- Open 4 days per week, year-round, Wednesday - Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
- Located at 1901 63rd Street in Boulder (enter at Boulder County Recycling Center - follow signs to HMM facility).
- Longmont residents may take household chemicals for appropriate disposal AT NO CHARGE.
- Note: Proof of Boulder County residency (for example, your driver's license, vehicle registration, voter identification, tax certificate, lease agreement or utility bill) is required when you drop off your wastes.
- Contact the Hazardous Materials Management Facility for more information.
The City of Longmont’s Waste Diversion Center accepts used automotive and cooking oil, and automotive batteries year-round.
Household Hazardous Chemical Drop-Off Day
The City of Longmont hosts a Household Hazardous Chemical Drop-Off Day once a year.
2020: Saturday, September 12, 9 am - 1 pm
The City of Longmont’s Public Works Maintenance Facility located at 375 Airport Road.
Longmont residents can bring hazardous household chemicals for disposal AT NO CHARGE.
- Note: Please be sure to bring a current City of Longmont Utility Bill and identification to show that you are a City resident paying for trash/recycling services.
- This event is for Longmont residents only; Sorry, no commercial or business waste accepted.
Chemists will be on-site to identify and properly dispose of many types of household hazardous chemicals.
- Residents may bring:
- Aerosol cans;
- Paints; and
- Other household chemical wastes.
- Residents may not bring:
- Commercial-generated wastes of any kind such as biological and/or medical wastes;
- Expired medicines;
- Radioactive materials;
- Compressed gas cylinders (such as those for propane and butane);
- Explosives or ammunitions; or
- Fire extinguishers.