Located near Centura Health in Avon right off of I-70. An innovative natural science learning campus for residents and visitors of the Eagle Valley. Free and open to the public.

318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon, CO 81620

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain out of Lionshead Village, Vail. All visitors must have a pass to ride the gondola. Free and open to the public with valid gondola pass.
Nestled along Gore Creek near the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657


How to Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Aug 22, 2018 11:53:54 AM
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Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste in Eagle County

* All household hazardous waste can be brought to the HHW Facility located two miles north of Wolcott (Exit #157),
off Highway 131, at the Eagle County Landfill.

Materials Accepted at the HHW (no charge up to 20 items)

• Lawn and garden products include insect sprays
• Fertilizers, weed killers, fungicide, herbicide and rodenticides
• Paint and paint-related products include latex paint, oil-based paint, paint thinner, turpentine, paint strippers, rust removers, varnishes and stains
• Household cleaners include ammonia and bleach-based cleaners, oven, drain, floor, tub, tile and toilet bowl cleaners
• Automotive fluids and batteries include used motor oil and filters, gas fuel, diesel fuel, lead acid batteries, antifreeze, and brake and transmission fluid.
• Miscellaneous waste includes mercury thermostats, batteries, swimming pool chemicals, sharps and syringes.
• Electronic Waste @ $0.20 per pound

**When in doubt, please contact the HHW facility at 970-328-3463.

 Prescription Drugs are NOT accepted, please drop any over-the-counter or prescription drugs at the Rx Drop Box located at the Eagle County Sheriff’s office (885 Chambers Avenue, Eagle CO) Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m at no cost.

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Directions to the facility are as follows:

1. Turn right from Highway 131 (just past the two mile marker) onto County Road 49 (Ute Creek Road)
2. Follow road about a mile until it forks, then take the left fork
3. When you pass the second gate, make a right
4. You will see a sign for the household hazardous waste facility


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