District residents can drop off household hazardous waste and unwanted electronic waste at the DC Department of Public Works Benning Road Transfer Station at no cost. HHW should not be put in trash or recycling containers for DPW to collect, nor should they be included with items for bulk trash collection. Help protect DPW employees from being harmed by these potentially toxic items by disposing of them properly.
- Address: 3200 Benning Road, NE Washington, DC 20019
- Hours: Every Saturday 7 am – 2 pm (except holidays) & Thursday preceding the first Saturday of the month (10 am - 2 pm).
- Acceptable/Prohibited Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Items
- Rules of Use.
- Free Compost: DPW also provides District residents with up to five 32-gallon bags (bring your own bags) of free compost at the Fort Totten transfer station, located at 4900 John F. McCormak Drive NE, Washington, DC 20011.