Household Hazardous Waste Facility

The City of Mexico opened its Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility located between the Singleton Maintenance Center and Mexico Animal Shelter, 201 South Morris, on Wednesday April 9, 2008.

The facility is open to the residents of Mexico and Audrain County by appointment only every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from noon until 3 p.m. This service is provided at no cost to the residents.

To Schedule a Drop Off
To schedule a drop off, contact the City of Mexico, Community Development Department at 573-581-2100, ext. 315.

Accepted Items
  • Aerosols
  • Anti-Freeze
  • Ballasts
  • Batteries-alkaline
  • Batteries-button
  • Batteries-lithium
  • Batteries-lead acid
  • Batteries - NI-CAD
  • Bulbs-crushed / broken
  • Bulbs-fluorescent
  • Bulbs-HID
  • Bulbs - shatter shield
  • Bulbs - U-Shaped
  • Cleaners-ammonia-based
  • Cleaners-water-based
  • Corrosives
  • Cylinder-fire extinguisher
  • Fertilizers
  • Oil-cooking
  • Oil-motor, gear, or lube
  • Oil-used filters
  • Paint-latex
  • Paint-lead based
  • Paint-oil-based
  • Pesticides / poison-banned
  • Pesticides / poison-pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides, miticides, and fungicides
For Further Information
For further information contact Rita Jackson, Community Development Director at 573-581-2100 or view our Hazardous Waste Brochure.