Household Hazardous Waste

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2020 Household Hazardous Waste Events
The City of Sunrise and the City of Plantation have partnered to provide residents with opportunities to safely dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronics. Drop-off events are held on Saturdays throughout the year, and are open exclusively to residents of Sunrise and Plantation free of charge and with proof of residency. Dates and locations for 2020 are:

City of Sunrise 
Public Works 
10500 NW 55 Street                        
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

January 25
April 18 (CANCELLED)
July 25
October 24
City of Plantation
Public Works Compound
750 NW 91st Avenue
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

February 8
June 20 
August 15
November 21

The following items will be accepted in Sunrise and Plantation:
Aerosol Products
Automobile Batteries and Fluids
Boat Batteries and Fluids
Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFLs)               
Computer Monitors
Drain Cleaners
Fax Machines
Fire Extinguishers
Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Tubes
Household Cleaners
Insect Killers
Keyboards and Mice
Laptop Computers
Lawn Chemicals

Lighter Fluids
Mercury Thermometers
Motor Oil
Nail Polish Remover
Photography Chemicals
Pool Chemicals
Propane Tanks
Rechargeable Batteries
Rust Remover
Spot Remover
Telephones and Cell Phones
Tires (limit four)
Weed Killer
Wood Stains and Stripper

You may also bring up to two file boxes of personal documents per household for on-site shredding at the January 25, July 25, and October 24 events in Sunrise. DO NOT bring explosives, biohazardous waste or business-generated waste. For more information, call (954) 577-1135.

HHW Drop Off at Wheelabrator
In addition to participating in the collection events listed above, Sunrise residents may dispose of HHW at Wheelabrator’s Davie facility (4400 South State Road 7, Davie 33314) on one Saturday each month from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The final 2020 drop off date is December 7. Dates in 2020 are as follows:

January 11                             
February 29 
March 21 
April 4 
May 9 
June 6  
July 11 
August 1 
September 12
October 17
November 7 
December 5  

This site WILL NOT accept explosives, biohazardous waste or business-generated waste.

Due to COVID-19, Wheelabrator is not currently accepting HHW at their Davie drop-off facility. To get full updates or for more information about bulk and HHW disposal, please call (954) 577-1135.

Medication/Prescription Drug Collection Program
Medicines should be disposed of properly like other household hazardous waste. Bring all unused prescriptions and over-the-counter medications (including vitamins) to the Sunrise Public Safety Building (10440 West Oakland Park Boulevard) for safe and anonymous disposal in the drop box in the first floor lobby.

Accepted items include:
• Prescription medications
• Over-the-counter medications                
• Vitamins
• Sample medications
We do NOT accept:
• Illegal drugs
• Needles/Sharps
• Thermometers
• Bio-hazardous waste

The drop box is accessible during the building’s regular operating hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.