HazToGo – Lincoln's Hazardous Waste Center

Welcome! Lincoln's Hazardous Waste Center serves both Lincoln and Lancaster County as your safe, environmentally responsible and convenient drop-off location for toxic chemicals and hazardous waste. Best of all, it's FREE for residents. And some very small businesses may qualify for a reduced cost for hazardous waste disposal.

Dropping off your hazardous waste is easy - drop it off on Wednesdays between 9 am - 1 pm or make an appointment below to drop it off on the third Saturday of the month (Closed on Federal holidays). Thank you for protecting Lincoln's environment. Toxic waste HazToGo!

Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Collections are available throughout the year if you’re unable to come to Lincoln’s Hazardous Waste Center.

People who anticipate needing assistance with the removal of hazardous waste may contact 402-441-7030 to schedule a Safe Homes for Seniors assessment.

Waste Reduction Guide

What to Drop Off

Here’s a checklist to help you find items that can be dropped off at Lincoln's Hazardous Waste Center and Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Waste Reduction Guide

Do Not Bring

  • Ammunition and explosives
  • Batteries
  • Electronics and computers
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Large propane grill cylinders
  • Latex paint
  • Tires
  • Used oil

Don't know what to do with products like batteries, tires, and electronics that are not accepted at Lincoln’s Hazardous Waste Center? Utilize the Waste Reduction Guide for reduction, reuse, recycling and disposal options.


Waste Reduction Guide

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How to Get There

Lincoln's Hazardous Waste Center is conveniently located at 5101 N 48th Street. That's adjacent to Lincoln's N 48th Street Solid Waste Disposal Facility, where multiple materials can be recycled or disposed of safely.


Small Business Program

Do you operate a non-profit organization or very small business, such as an auto shop, property management company, or painting operation? Does your organization or business produce less than 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month? If you answered "yes" to both questions, you may qualify to use Lincoln's Hazardous Waste Center. This can reduce your overall costs for safe and legal hazardous waste disposal and transportation services. See our Business Waste page for more information on this program that offers big benefits to small businesses, or call 402-441-8002.


Household Toxics Reduction

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Lincoln’s Hazardous Waste Center is just a single part of the larger effort to help residents reduce their use of hazardous household chemicals.


For more information call 402-441-8021

Partial funding for this program is provided through generous grants from The Nebraska Environmental Trust and the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy.

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