Residential Hazardous Household Collection Program

Four times a year, Islamorada residents may take household hazardous waste products for free disposal to a special drop-off location at Founders Park (Mile Marker 87 Bayside). The drop-off location is temporarily set up for collection days near the south park entrance beyond the Administrative Center parking lot. Drop-off hours are 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each day of the scheduled collection.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days are generally scheduled on the second Friday and Saturday in March, June, September and December.

2024 Drop-Off Days Schedule

  • Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9
  • Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8
  • Friday, September 13, and Saturday, September 14
  • Friday, December 13, and Saturday, December 14

Household hazardous waste collection is an effort to remove hazardous materials from the waste stream and to properly control the disposal of the products. Waste disposal is available to residential customers only and proof of Islamorada residency will be required. Residents may take materials to the drop-off location and Island Disposal will have personnel on-site to accept and separate the waste to ensure the proper disposal or recycling of the materials collected.

Household waste materials include

  • used motor oil, antifreeze
  • hydraulic fluids, paints, stains, strippers, wood preservatives
  • roof and tar patching compounds
  • adhesives, putty, caulk, fiberglass, and epoxy resins
  • acetone, mineral spirits
  • muriatic acid, lye,
  • pesticides, fertilizers, and weed killer
  • household and drain cleaners,
  • pool cleaning products
  • tires off the rim that do not exceed a light-duty SUV
  • batteries of all sizes
  • electronic and florescent lighting waste

Computer, electronic, and lighting waste is accepted throughout the year and during hazardous collection events. Contact Island Disposal throughout the year to schedule a roadside pickup or appointment to drop off televisions, computers, monitors, printers, and other electronic waste.

Residential used motor oil is accepted throughout the year and during hazardous collection events. Contact Island Disposal.

Commercial customers must contact Island Disposal to arrange for the disposal of hazardous materials; commercial waste may not be dropped off at the residential collection site.

For more information email: or call 305-393-3300.