Household Hazardous Waste
The Summit County Resource Allocation Park (SCRAP) accepts household hazardous waste (e.g., paint, stain, fertilizer, pesticides, cleansers, solvents, flammable liquids) for safe disposal and/or recycling. This service is free to all Summit County residents and property owners, thanks to the Safety First Fund, passed by local voters in November 2014. Proof of residency or property ownership is required with all drop-offs.
Household hazardous waste is accepted Monday-Saturday, 7 am to 4 pm. We appreciate these items being brought in prior to the last hour of operations. Commercial hazardous waste is accepted by appointment only. For more information, call 970-468-9263, ext. 0.
- Cooling Units / Refrigerators / Freezers - Accepted only after the freon has been removed by EPA approved technician and a certificate is issued to the consumer. Then bring the certificate with you, it will be collected at the gatehouse. There is a $10.00 fee charged per unit for discard. The charges applied by service companies does not include disposal here.
- We cannot accept any cooling units without the certificate.
- Gas - Considered a part of the regular HHW collection. Please bring this in an appropriate gasoline container.
- Oil and antifreeze - Oil, antifreeze, and oil filters can be brought to the landfill Monday through Saturday from 7 am to 4 pm. There is no fee at this time for residential users. Please call (970) 468-9263 ext. 0 for information on oil and antifreeze disposal. SCRAP is the the only collection location for motor oil, oil filters, and antifreeze.
- Paint and most common household chemicals - Accepted in liquid form, leave them in the original and sealed containers. Leaky containers must be transported in a sealed 5 gallon bucket for safe handling practices.
- Residents - $15 minimum charge - $4 gallon based on accumulated volumes
- Small Businesses - Small Quantity Conditionally Exempt Generators (SQCEG) - $15 minimum charge - $6 per gallon. Special handling charges may apply on larger commercial loads.
- Know the laws: Only 250 pounds per month allowed at collection point per SQCEG.MSDS sheets for items to be disposed of are required for businesses.
- Vehicle batteries - Accepted at the Frisco and Breckenridge Recycling Centers, or contact your local auto parts store.
- For a more complete list of accepted HHW materials, please visit the High Country Conservation Center website