The El Paso County Community Services Department Environmental Division Household Hazardous Waste Facility accepts household hazardous waste drop off by appointment only. (paints, household chemicals, some electronics, etc.). Proof of El Paso or Teller County residency is required at drop-off (photo ID, lease, etc.) One appointment per household per month. Appointments are first come, first serve, register at A specific list of what is accepted and not accepted is available on the registration portal.

The Recycling Service Program (plastic bottles, tin, cardboard, etc.) and the Free Item Program are separate from hazardous waste and will NOT be available until further notice .
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except County holidays)

Environmental Division
3255 Akers Drive

Colorado Springs, CO 80922

Environmental Division Manager
Kathy Andrew