Solid Waste

What Can I Dispose Of?

Central District Health provides a list of household hazardous waste products that should be taken to collection facilities for disposal.

Automotive Products

  • Used Motor Oil
  • Antifreeze
  • Old Gasoline


  • All Types

Paints & Stains

  • Latex & Oil-based Paints
  • Solvents
  • Paint Thinners
  • Wood Stains

Yard & Garden Products

  • Pesticides/Herbicides
  • Garden Chemicals
  • Pool/Spa Chemicals

Household Products

  • Aerosols
  • Household Cleaners
  • Laundry Products


  • Fluorescent Light Tubes
  • Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs)
  • Thermostats
  • Thermometers


  • Computers
  • Printers
  • Televisions
  • Fax Machines
  • Cell Phones


  • Expired Prescriptions
  • Over-the-counter Drugs

Mystery Wastes

  • If you don't know what it is, we'll still take it!


Where Do I Take It?

Drug Drop Off Programs

The cities of Boise, Meridian and Eagle offer a way to dispose of unused and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Drop them off at the police department.

Boise City Police - Boise City Hall West | 333 N. Mark Stall Place 83704

  • 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

Ada County Sheriff’s Office, Public Service Information Center Lobby, Building #1 | 7225 Barrister Dr. 83704

  • 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

Garden City Police Department | 301 E 50th 83714

  • 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

Meridian Police Department | 1401 E Watertower Lane 83642

  • 8 am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

Eagle Police Department - Eagle Fire & Police Safety Building | 1119 E. State St., Suite 240, 260

  • 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

Star Police Department | 10769 W. State St.

  • 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday


Solid Waste Contacts

upcoming events

Aug. 218:30 am

Meeting to be held via video conference. Public may view through the CDH YouTube page.
View upcoming agendas HERE
Note: The Board of Health will meet every Tuesday at 4 p.m. via teleconference unless otherwise indicated to discuss COVID-19 developments. Regularly scheduled Board of Health meetings are also planned and are anticipated to include COVID-19 discussion as well as other agenda items.

Serving You During COVID-19

Some CDH events, meetings, and gatherings may still be postponed at this time. Please call us at 208-375-5211 with questions about a specific meeting or gathering. CDH is open and offering services, including food and septic permit applications and processing, primary care clinic appointments (non-respiratory-related).

Call to make a clinic appointment: 208-327-7400

Learn more about how we're serving you during COVID-19 HERE.