2020 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Results

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection event was held on November 7, 2020. Residents of Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties were invited to dispose of their household hazardous waste for free. These are the results from the event. 

Total Numbers:

  • 124,856 pounds of electronics
  • 6,253 pounds of cleaners and aerosols
  • 117,443 pounds of paint and adhesives
  • 6,520 pounds of pesticides and poisons
  • 5,608 pounds of batteries
  • 23,17 pounds of corrosives, flammables, and fuels
  • 5,935 pounds of cylinders and tanks
  • 3,878 pounds of bulbs

Breakdown of Material by County:


Total NKY

Boone

Campbell

Kenton

Residents

2,5349084561,170

Paint

1,868624353891

HHW Materials

1,059347214498

Oil/Antifreeze

739264155320

Bulbs

562160106296

Electronics

1,260475201584

Propane Tanks

147571872

Toner/Ink

2407643121

Batteries

839287151401


Total collection was 293,510 pounds (147 tons) of materials that will be reused. There was a total of 309 volunteers and workers (including vendors).