Small Business Waste

Qualifying Small Businesses
Qualifying Small Businesses

Only Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) businesses may dispose of hazardous waste at the Hazardous Waste Collection Center.

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Disposal Services
Disposal Services

The Alachua County Hazardous Waste Collection Center offers a fee based disposal program for small businesses. Properly manage and dispose of the hazardous and regulated wastes generated by your small business.

Businesses must comply with federal, state and local hazardous waste rules and regulations, properly dispose of their waste and have documented proof of disposal.

Ensure that your business avoids penalties by properly managing and disposing of wastes at the Hazardous Waste Collection Center or other EPA approved disposal facilities.

Contact the center prior to drop off to discuss program availability for your business and to determine the fee for waste disposal, no appointment is necessary.

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What is a Hazardous Waste?
What is a Hazardous Waste?

A hazardous waste is any discarded, useless, or unwanted chemical or by-product that may be hazardous or toxic to employees, the public or the environment. These materials are dangerous and should be stored, managed and disposed properly.

The following small businesses are required to comply:

  • Auto repair shops
  • Chiropractors
  • Construction companies
  • Dental offices
  • Dry cleaners
  • Laboratories
  • Maintenance companies
  • Painters
  • Paint and body shops
  • Printers
  • Veterinarians
  • Silk screen printers

Small businesses must properly dispose of the following hazardous and regulated wastes:

  • Aerosol cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Automotive, rechargeable batteries
  • Contaminated soil & rags
  • Fertilizers
  • Flammable liquids
  • Fluorescent lamps
  • Gasoline
  • Lab chemicals
  • Light ballasts
  • Oil filters
  • Old computers & TVs
  • Paint & Paint thinner waste
  • Pesticides
  • Photographic waste
  • Absorbents
  • Used oil & Gasoline
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Small Business Waste Disposal Fees
Small Business Waste Disposal Fees
Lot A - Bulk Packs:

Waste Fees
 
Alkyd Paint $3.70/gal
 
Antifreeze $0.75/gal
 
Corrosive liquids, acids $3.20/gal
 
Corrosive liquids, alkaline $3.10/gal
 
Flammable, combustible liquids $3.70/gal
 
Flammable, liquids (halogenated) $3.85/gal
 
Fonnalin Solution $13.00/gal
 
Non-hazardous liquids, NON-RCRA $1.95/gal
 
Latex Paint $1.95/gal
 
Pesticides, liquids $13.00/gal
 
Pesticides, solids $3.00/lb
 
Photographic solutions $4.50/gal
 
Sludges, non-hazardous $1.95/gal
 
Sludges, hazardous $13.60/gal
 
Solids, hazardous . $1.30/gal
 
Solids, hazardous-55 gallon drum $220.00/drum
 
Solids, hazardous-Cubic yard box $770.00/CYB
 
Wastewaters, non-hazardous $1.95/gal
 
Wastewaters, hazardous $4.50/gal
 
Waste Gasoline $1.50/gal
 
Waste Glycerin $3.85/gal
 
Used oil or other lubricants $0.50/gal
 
Petroleum Contact Water/Oily Water $1.35/gal
 
Used oil or other lubicrants, per 55  gallon drnm $27.50/drum
 
Lot B-  Loose Packs:

Waste Fees
 
20 lb. propane tank $2.90/unit
 
5 gallon pail of oil filters $3.90/unit
 
55 gallon drum of oil filters $22.60/drum
 
55 gallon drum of oil $41.75/drum

Aerosol cans $1.15/lb.
 
Alkyd Paint $7.80/gal or $0.78/lb.
 
Batteries, Lithium/mixed button $5.29/lb.
 
Batteries, Ni-Cad, wet or dry cell $1.10/lb.
 
Capacitors $1.50/unit

Computer Monitors,  LCD/LED Televisions $0.25/lb.

Crushed Fluorescent Lamps $200.00/drum
 
Fluorescent lamps Inegular shape (circular) $0.40/unit
 
Fluorescent lamps Compact $0.40/unit
 
Fluorescent lamps less than 4 ft $0.40/unit
 
Fluorescent lamps more than 4 ft $0.40/unit
 
HID, Metal Halide, Mercury Vapor Lamp $1.00/unit
 
Non PCB Ballasts $0.50/unit
 
PCB Ballasts $3.00/unit
 
Products in containers liquids/solids, Hazardous $5.45/gal
 
Products in containers  liquids/solids, Non-Hazardous $1.95/gal

Rags/Pads, non-hazardous $49.50/drum
 
CRT Televisions and CRT Monitors $0.40/lb.
 
Misc. Electronics (cables, keyboards, printers, etc. $0.10/lb.
 
Lot C-Lab Packs:

Waste Fees
 
Corrossive liquids, acid or alkaline, toxic $4.90/gal
 
Corrossive liquids, oxidizing $30.00/gal
 
Corrosive solids $0.49/lb.
 
Corrosive solids, acid or alkaline, toxic $0.49/lb.
 
Cyanides, liquid or solid $53.24/gal or $5.32/lb.
 
Flammable liquids $4.50/gal
 
Flammable solids $1.20/lb.
 
Isocyanates, liquid or solid $53.24/gal

Mercury debris $1.10/lb

Mercury in manufactured containers $4.45/lb
 
Mercury salts $3.90/lb.
 
Mercury, elemental $4.45/lb.
 
Oxidizers, liquid or solid, toxic $2.95/lb.
 
Oxidizing liquids $29.50/lb.
 
Oxidizing solids $2.95/lb.
 
PCB's $0.61/lb. or $6.10/gal
 
Peroxides, inorganic $29.50/gal
 
Peroxides, organic $25.56/gal

Poison liquids $18.81/gal

Poison solids $0.85/lb.

Reactive $5.85/lb.

If you have further questions please call Alachua County Household Hazardous Waste at 352-334-0440.

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