Household Hazardous Waste

COVID-19 Update

ECD is Saturday March 13. Shred and electronics will be collected at the high school from 9 AM to 12 PM. However, all household hazardous waste (chemicals, light bulbs, batteries, etc.) will be directed to the Mansfield ECC at 616 S. Wisteria. The Mansfield ECC will be open from 10 AM to 3 PM. No registration required. Driver’s license with Cedar Hill address required.

To help limit staff and resident contact, please stay in your vehicles and place all waste items in your trunk or truck bed.  Please DO NOT mix batteries or other combustibles in your shred.

If you need household hazardous waste or electronics, the Mansfield ECC will be open to Cedar Hill residents. The Mansfield ECC does NOT accept shred. No registration required. Driver’s license with Cedar Hill address required. Mansfield ECC hours:

  • Thu Feb 18 from 3 to 7 PM - CANCELLED due to weather 
  • Fri Feb 19 from 3 to 7 PM - CANCELLED due to weather 
  • Sat Feb 20 from 10 to 3 PM - CANCELLED due to weather 
  • Thu Feb 25 from 3 to 7 PM - NEW DATE
  • Fri Feb 26 from 3 to 7 PM - NEW DATE
  • Sat Feb 27 from 10 to 3 PM -,NEW DATE
  • Thu Mar 11 from 3 to 7 PM
  • Fri Mar 12 from 3 to 7 PM
  • Sat Mar 13 from 10 to 3 PM

For household hazardous waste ONLY, the Fort Worth ECC will be open every Thursday and Friday from 11 AM to 7 PM, and Saturday from 9 AM to 3 PM. No registration required. Driver’s license with Cedar Hill address required.

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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events

Due to COVID-19, all HHW will indefinitely be directed to the Mansfield ECC at 616 S Wisteria St. and Fort Worth ECC at 6400 Bridge St.

Space is limited. Registration is required. Click on the corresponding HHW collection event date below to register or call 972-291-5126. Only Cedar Hill residents may register. Proof of Cedar Hill residency is required. Due to space limitations, residents who fail to register may be turned away. Once registered, staff will check you in by your name with your proof of residency. You do not need to print the ticket. The event will be at Cedar Hill High School’s parking lot (1 Longhorn Boulevard) from 9 am to 11 am. Contact Duy Vu or Gregg Kidd for additional information.

COMMERCIAL WASTES AND EXCESSIVE VOLUMES NOT ACCEPTED. Staff reserves the right to determine and refuse both commercial wastes AND excessive volumes of wastes due to space limitations. Residents with excessive volumes of wastes will be directed to the Mansfield ECC.

NOTE:  HHW COLLECTION CLOSES AT 11 AM. If you missed your drop-off time, take your wastes to the Mansfield ECC (817-728-3655). Shred and e-waste continues to noon. Registration below is only required if you bring HHW. Shred and e-waste does not require registration. Cedar Hill address and email are required.

2021 Dates

  • Typically the second Saturday in March, June, September and December
  • March 13, 2021
  • June 12, 2021
  • September 11, 2021
  • December 11, 2021


On the morning of Environmental Collection Day, the vehicle line will be live streamed to help better serve you. View the live stream (Flash Player required).

On the event day, please read and follow the road signs carefully. If you registered for HHW and will participate in electronics and shred, please enter the HHW line first.


Please note that the event is located at the Cedar Hill High School parking lot near the intersection of US 67 and Cooper. If you are using GPS, you may be given directions to the south entrance to the school which may be closed.


Cannot wait for Environmental Collection Day?

Cedar Hill residents have the option to bring household hazardous wastes to the Mansfield ECC and Fort Worth ECC. Staff have the right to identify, determine and refuse commercial wastes. High volumes of HHW not typically found in normal residential waste will also be refused. If you have questions, contact the Mansfield ECC or Fort Worth ECC. Contact info below.

Mansfield ECC

ADDRESS: 616 S Wisteria St, Mansfield, TX 76063 (Google Maps)

PHONE NUMBER: 817-728-3655

HOURS OF OPERATION: Second Saturday of each month from 10 am to 3 pm; Thursday and Friday before the second Saturday from 3 pm to 7 pm

Accepts both HHW and electronics.

Holiday closures

Driver’s license with Cedar Hill address required

Mansfield ECC

Fort Worth ECC

ADDRESS: 6400 Bridge St, Fort Worth, TX 76112 (Google Maps)

PHONE NUMBER: 817-392-3279

HOURS OF OPERATION: every Thursday and Friday from 11 am to 7 pm;  every Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm

Accepts only HHW.

Driver’s license with Cedar Hill address required

Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding Events

Electronics recycling and paper shredding will occur on the same day as HHW. Registration is not required for electronics recycling and paper shredding. Find more information including restrictions and limitations.

Old Medicines NOT ACCEPTED at HHW Collection Events

In accordance to DEA regulations, old medicines are not accepted at HHW collection events. Please bring your old medicines to the Police Department drop box at the Government Center (open 24 hours) at 285 Uptown Boulevard

Commercial Wastes NOT ACCEPTED

Only residential waste is accepted. City Staff has the right to identify, determine and refuse commercial waste. Commercial wastes may be disposed through local hazardous waste disposal vendors. The City does not endorse nor maintain a list of hazardous waste disposal vendors.

Accepted HHW

Only residential wastes are accepted. All commercial wastes will be refused, no exceptions.
  • Acids and bases
  • Aerosol cans
  • Auto fluids (antifreeze, brake, transmission, etc)
  • Batteries (household and automotive)
  • Cleaning supplies and household chemicals
  • Cooking oil
  • Craft and hobby chemicals
  • Fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Gasoline (cannot be poured off for safety reasons - accepted in approved sealed containers)
  • Paints and stains
  • Photo chemicals
  • Pool chemicals
  • Solvents and thinners