Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste


Please keep household hazardous waste (HHW) out of our waste stream. The Town holds four events each year where residents can get rid of unwanted HHW free of charge! Listed below are some of the products that will be accepted, from Southold Town residents only ONLY, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The HHW days for 2018 at the Cutchogue Transfer Station Household Hazardous Waste dates for 2018 are:
Saturday, February 17
Saturday, May 19
Saturday, August 18
Saturday, November 17


Acceptable Household Products


  • Adhesives
  • Aerosol cans
  • Bathroom cleaners
  • Carpet cleaners
  • Disinfectants
  • Drain cleaners
  • Driveway sealers
  • Furniture polish
  • Lead-based paints
  • Mothballs
  • Oil-based paints
  • Oven cleaners
  • Paint strippers
  • Room deodorizers
  • Silver polish
  • Spot removers
  • Stains and varnishes
  • Toilet bowl cleaners
  • Turpentine and thinners
  • Wood preservatives

Acceptable Lawn & Garden Products


  • Fungicides
  • Herbicides
  • Pesticides
  • Rodenticides

Acceptable Automotive Products


  • A/C refrigerants
  • Antifreeze
  • Body repair putty
  • Brake fluid
  • Carburetor cleaners
  • Oil additives
  • Starter fluid
  • Transmission fluid
  • Waxes and polishes

Other Acceptable Products


  • Kerosene
  • Lighter fluid
  • Photo chemicals
  • Pool chemicals