WARC entrance gates now close earlier
Entrance gates to the Waste and Recovery Center close at 4:45 p.m. daily. Read the news release to learn more.
Plastic bag ban now in effect
Ordinances have started in Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater, and unincorporated Thurston County banning plastic carryout bags.
Learn more about these ordinances.
Thurston County's HazoHouse
What should you do with dangerous household products? Bring them to Thurston County's HazoHouse!
HazoHouse is free for residents! Businesses must register and pay a fee.
HazoHouse is a drive-through facility. For your own safety, please do not walk into the HazoHouse area.
Hours and location
Now open daily: gates open from 8
a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Closed: New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
HazoHouse is located at the Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center, 2420 Hogum Bay Road NE in Lacey.
Important safety information
Prepare items for HazoHouse safely. The risk of fire, explosion and spills exists when transporting hazardous items. Be sure to store items upright in boxes or tubs. DO NOT bring items loose in bags! Make sure containers are sealed and not leaking. Store acids and oxidizers separately, away from each other and other hazardous products. Keep the items out-of-reach of children and pets.
Accepted at HazoHouse
To determine if a product is hazardous, look for the words POISON, DANGER, WARNING or CAUTION on the label. Please bring waste in five-gallon containers or smaller. The following items are accepted:
NOT accepted at HazoHouse
Check our WhereDoITakeMy? database to find locations to dispose of these and other items.
Call HazoHouse at (360) 867-2912 or or email ThurstonSolidWaste@co.thurston.wa.us.
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