Household Hazardous Waste Amnesty Days

Household Hazardous Waste Amnesty Days – Walton County Solid Waste offers our citizens an environmentally safe way to dispose of hazardous household waste at no charge. There are two events annually, usually in the spring and again in the fall, at two separate locations in the county.

  • Walton County Landfill – 1118 Institution Road, DeFuniak Springs
  • Topsail Hill Preserve State Park – 7525 W County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach

The dates and times will be announced and advertised on our website as well as other media outlets prior to each event. It is important to note that only official Walton County advertisements will contain correct and factual information pertaining to each event.

The following items are accepted:

  • Pesticides
  • Used Oil
  • Stale Gasoline
  • Solvents
  • Fertilizers
  • Paint/Thinners/Strippers
  • Batteries
  • Furniture Polish
  • Brake Fluid
  • Engine Degreaser
  • Anti-freeze
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Insecticides
  • Spot Removers

Items that will not be accepted at the collection site during the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events may include but are not limited to:

  • Any items generated by a business (including home based), government agencies and/or non-profit organizations.
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Ammunition
  • Explosives/Fireworks
  • Biohazardous Waste
  • Medications

Waste tire amnesty will also be held on the same date, during the same hours and locations.  Walton County residents may bring up to 4 tires per residence.

Due to the hazardous nature of certain components in home computers, we will accept old computer hardware including processors, monitors, keyboards, printers, scanners, etc. will be accepted.

Waste from conditionally exempt small quantity generators (ex. schools and small businesses including home based) may be accepted at a discounted rate with prior approval only and restrictions may apply. Please call (850) 892-8180 for more information and/or to make the arrangements for the disposal of your hazardous waste. 

Farmers:

*NOTE: Collection events are for residential/household quantities ONLY and not for businesses of any kind including home based businesses.