Solar Panels

(Last Updated: 8/23/2018)

Solar water heaters contain heat transfer fluids like antifreeze. Read about types of heat transfer fluids (external site).
Information listed here is for HOUSEHOLD ITEMS ONLY.  If you have items from a business, non-profit, government agency or other non-household source, click here to learn about Small Quantity Generators.


Drain and recycle the heat transfer fluid before disposing the components as garbage. If unsure, contact your system installer or manufacturer for instructions.
Antifreeze, ethylene, propylene glycol, hydrocarbon oils, or refrigerants fluids require proper disposal. Bring to the container to the Kitsap County Houshold Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Facility at no charge. Package products carefully for transportation. See facility hours at the website below.
Kitsap County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
5551 SW Imperial Way Bremerton, WA 98312
360-337-5777 | Website | Map


Maintain the system periodically to maintain efficiency. Read about system maintenance (external site)