Coal tar based sealants should not be disposed of as regular garbage. Austin and Travis County residents may dispose of Household quantities of coal tar based products at the City of Austin’s Household Hazardous Waste Facility. The facility is located at 2514 Business Center Drive and is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from noon to 7 p.m. Businesses requiring information regarding the disposal of coal tar based products may call 512-974-3443.
If you have specific questions concerning the regulations governing the disposal of coal tar containing wastes, please contact the Municipal Solid Waste Permits Section of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at (512) 239-2334.