Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Team

Hazardous Material Team in HazMat suits.

Our HazMat Team responds to incidents where chemical, biological, or radiological threats exists. The team is supported by specialized equipment to handle most incidents. Team members are trained and certified to respond to hazardous material incidents. The Palatine HazMat Team is proud to be recipients of specialized state and federal equipment given to selected proven teams.

Household Hazardous Wastes

To dispose of household hazardous waste such as:

  • Batteries
  •  Firefighters and Hazardous Materials technician place boom and pads to absorb an oil spill.Chemicals
  • Electronic equipment
  • Paints

Visit the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County website for locations for disposal.