The Household Hazardous Waste Facility (HHW) plays an important part in keeping unwanted items out of Fargo's landfill or making sure they are properly disposed of. In 2012, HHW collected a total of 353,320 pounds of hazardous materials and recycled or reused 90% of it. The figures below show some of the most common types of materials and how much was collected at HHW in 2012.
Hazardous materials collected in 2012
|Oil-based paint and stain
|Motor oil & filters