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Oil jugs & hazardous fluid containers

Disposal options

  • Empty containers for hazardous products such as AUTOMOTIVE FLUIDS or HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS should be placed in the trash (NOT recyclable).

Limitations, regulations and other specifications

It is illegal to flush hazardous items down the drain, whether in a sink or toilet. Bring leftover hazardous items to the Environmental Depot (free for Chittenden County residents).


  • Mild cleaning products (i.e. soaps and detergents, lotions, shampoo) and other personal care products are made to be safely flushed down the drain in small quantities.
    • Containers for these products can be placed in your recycling bin.