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Posted on: July 1, 2022

July Household Hazardous Waste Tip - Pool chemicals, Pesticides and Propane tanks

Summertime is prime for playing on the patio: grilling out, splashing in the pool, and sprucing up the landscaping.

Just keep in mind that

  • Pool chemicals
  • Pesticides, and
  • Propane tanks


should never be placed in the garbage. Palm Beach County residents may bring these 3Ps to one of the SWA’s seven Home Chemical and Recycling Centers (HCRC) listed below, where they will be recycled or disposed of properly.

The SWA’s HCRC locations include (from north county to south county):

  • Jupiter
    North County Transfer Station
    14185 Military Trail (SWA Road) in Jupiter
    Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.


  • West Palm Beach
    Home Chemical and Recycling Center
    6161 N. Jog Road in West Palm Beach
    Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.


  • Belle Glade
    Glades Regional Transfer Station
    1701 State Road 15 in Belle Glade
    Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.


  • Royal Palm Beach
    West Central Transfer Station
    9743 Weisman Way in Royal Palm Beach
    Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.


  • Lantana
    Central County Transfer Station
    1810 Lantana Road in Lantana
    Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.


  • Delray Beach – West
    Southwest County Transfer Station
    13400 S. State Road 7 in Delray Beach
    Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.


  • Delray Beach – East
    South County Transfer Station
    1901 SW 4th Ave. in Delray Beach
    Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Commercial interests should call 561-687-1100 for disposal options.

In the last fiscal year, Palm Beach County residents safely disposed of or recycled more than 4.9M pounds of home chemicals. This included more than:

  • 20,000 pounds of Pool chemicals
  • 47,000 pounds of Pesticides and
  • 230,000 pounds of Propane tanks


Remember, pollution prevention starts at home. Visit SWA.org/HCRC or call 561-697-2700 or 866-792-4636 (toll-free) to learn more about the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County’s Home Chemical and Recycling Centers.

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