Homeowners and small businesses in Yakima County can bring their hazardous waste to the Household and Small Business Waste Facility free of charge. Businesses are required to schedule an appointment (509-574-2450 or 509-574-2472). Agricultural waste will not be accepted at this facility.
You can identify whether a product is considered hazardous by reading the label. Any product labeled with the following is considered hazardous:
Fluorescent bulbs (tubes or CFL's)
Used Motor Oil
Is your business a Small Quantity Generator
Are you a Small Quantity Generator (SQG)? If your business generates
in one month (or batch) fewer than 220 lbs. of hazardous waste, you
qualify as a Small Quantity Generator.
As a SQG, you must meet U.S. Department of Transportation labeling
requirements when transporting hazardous waste as well as keep records
and document that all waste has been properly disposed.
SQG’s can accumulate up to 2,200 pounds of dangerous waste, or 2.2
pounds of certain pesticides or poisons at their site before sending
waste off-site for proper disposal or recycling.
There is no fee for our service, however businesses are required to make
an appointment prior to bringing waste to our facility. Contact
509-574-2450 to schedule an appointment.