Durham County residents may dispose of HHW at the City of Durham’s Household Hazardous Waste Facility located at 2115 E. Club Boulevard, Durham North Carolina 27704. For a list of what is acceptable and the operating hours, please call 919-560-4186 or visit the City of Durham's HHW Web Page.
Used motor oil, antifreeze, and lead-acid (car) batteries are accepted separately from regular solid waste for disposal at each of the County’s Solid Waste Convenience Sites. For more information, please call 919-560-0433.
Lowes and Home Depot accept CFL (compact fluorescent light) bulbs and rechargeable batteries. Call the location before you plan to visit to confirm what they will accept.