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Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste is waste that is dangerous or potentially harmful to our health or the environment. It is important that hazardous waste materials are not disposed of in the trash. Use the services and facilities listed on this page to properly dispose of hazardous waste.

Sharps Containers

Available for Purchase at the Waste Management Klamath Falls Office

Residential customers may purchase sharps containers at the Klamath Falls office located at 1812 Greensprings Dr. Our office is open 8 am to 11:30 and 12:30 to 4 pm.

Two sizes are available:

4 qt for $26.20
8 qt for $32.70

Cost includes the container and disposal.

When the sharps container is full, please return it to the local office for proper disposal. Sharps containers purchased elsewhere may also be dropped off at the office for proper disposal. Fee is determined by the size of container.

Other infectious waste services are also available *

31-gallon for $45.20
43-gallon for $102.40

*this fee includes cost for disposal when full container is returned to the office.

Materials accepted in the infectious waste tubs includes:

Biological waste such as blood, blood-saturated products, bodily fluids and excretions.

Please no hazardous waste or pharmaceutical medicines.

For a complete list of materials that can be accepted in these containers - Click Here.

Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Fluorescent light bulbs are accepted for recycling by Klamath County for a small fee. Visit Klamath County's website to learn more.

Waste Management offers affordable mail-in collection programs for fluorescent light bulbs. Visit Lamptracker.com for more information.

Batteries

Batteries are accepted for recycling by Klamath County. Visit Klamath County's website to learn more.

Waste Management offers affordable mail-in collection programs for batteries. Visit Lamptracker.com for more information.

Paint

Oregon Paint Care

Sherwin Williams (4525 S 6th St) accepts paint for recycling. Visit the Oregon Paint Care website to learn more.

Electronics

Oregon E-Cycles

Anyone can bring seven or fewer computers (desktops, tablets, laptops), monitors, TVs, keyboards and mice at a time to participating Oregon E-Cycles collection sites for free recycling.

To find a collection site near you, visit oregonecycles.org or call (888) 532-9253.

Other Electonics

Some electronics are accepted for recycling by Klamath County. Visit Klamath County's website to learn more.

Waste Management offers affordable mail-in collection programs for electronics. Visit Lamptracker.com for more information.