Schedule HHW Service

City staff collect Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) from Allen residents free of charge. Schedule your service online using the MyAllen app or call Community Services at 214.509.4551.

The HHW program is operated by the City of Allen in partnership with the City of Plano. Collected chemicals are processed at City of Plano facilities and acceptable items for reuse are returned to the City of Allen's Chemical Reuse Center. Items for reuse are then made available free of charge to residents.
  1. service guidelines
  2. accepted items
  3. Not Accepted
  4. medical Waste
  5. Mercury Thermostats

  • The max weight allowed is 50 pounds per collection.
  • All flammable materials (such as gasoline, kerosene or oil) should be in original containers or containers approved to transport flammable materials. Flammable liquids may also be poured into plastic detergent or juice bottles with screw-top lids, provided they are clearly labeled and contain no more than one gallon of flammable liquid.
  • HHW diluted with significant amounts of water will not be collected.
  • Rusted or leaking containers must be placed inside another container (such as a bucket) or a tied inside a plastic bag
  • Items must display their original labels. Unlabeled containers will not be collected.
  • Non-HHW or unacceptable items will not be collected.
  • HHW bins must be ready for pickup by 7 a.m. on the scheduled collection day.
  • HHW is prohibited from being placed in the trash or recycle cart: Code of Ordinances: Health and Environment, Section 6-55. Prohibited Acts (k) & Penalty for Violation.