Household Hazardous Waste

To properly dispose of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), the City of Benbrook offers collection events twice yearly; one in the spring, and one in the fall. These events often include an option to bring electronic waste (E-waste) for recycling, and are free to Benbrook residents.

Proof of Benbrook residency (driver’s license or water bill) is required.

Events scheduled for 2017:
March 18, 2017
September 9, 2017

Benbrook residents also have the option to take items directly to the:

Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center (ECC)
6400 Bridge Street
Fort Worth, Texas (east Fort Worth off I-30)
ECC Hours: Thursday and Friday 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
817-392-3279

Accepted:


Acids
Fluorescent light bulbs
Aerosol cans
Herbicides
Antifreeze
Mercury thermostats
Batteries (all kinds, including car batteries)
Motor oil & filters
Brake fluid
Paint, stain, & thinners
Cleaning supplies
Pest strips
Cooking oil
Pesticides
Craft and hobby chemicals
Degreaser
Photo chemicals
Drain Cleaner
Solvents
Fertilizer
Transmission fluid


NOT Accepted:


Please Note: Effective 2014, ECC no longer accepts pharmaceuticals (old medicine)
Ammunition (take to Benbrook Fire Station, 528 Mercedes)
Fire works
Appliances
PCB oil cylinders
Asbestos
Propane cylinders
Brush or Bulky waste
Radioactive material
Building materials
Smoke detectors
Butane Syringes (take to Benbrook Fire Station, 528 Mercedes)
Tires
Explosives