Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Program

SCHEDULE OF COLLECTION EVENTS

Sponsored jointly by
the Sanitation Districts and Los Angeles County.

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program (HHW) gives Los Angeles County residents a legal and cost-free way to dispose of unwanted household chemicals that cannot be disposed of in the regular trash.

Who can come to the collections?

You can.......
if you are an LA County resident!

Some examples of what you CAN bring to a HHW collection:

  • Motor oil, oil filters, brake fluid
  • Used antifreeze
  • Paint, paint thinner, turpentine
  • Cleaners with acid or lye
  • Pesticides or herbicides
  • Household batteries or car batteries
  • Pool chemicals
  • CRTs, old TVs, misc. electronics
  • Mercury thermometers or thermostats
  • Used Needles or Sharps (In a Sharps container or sturdy box labeled "SHARPS") (MORE INFO) 
  • Unwanted or expired prescriptions
    (
    MORE INFO)

What you CANNOT bring to a HHW collection:

  • Explosives
  • Ammunition
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Trash
  • Tires
  • Business Waste
  • White Goods (stoves, fridges, etc.)
  • Controlled Substances
  • Biohazardous Waste (blood, urine, etc.)

NOTE: Any Electronic Waste  collected at these events is sent to a facility within the State of California that certifies that it is 100% demanufactured and recycled to the commodity level in the United States.  No Electronic Waste collected at these events is sent overseas.

How should you prepare?

  • Bring the items you wish to dispose of in a sturdy box preferably in their original, labeled containers.
  • Do not EVER mix products together.
  • It is ILLEGAL to transport more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste in your personal vehicle.
  • Be prepared to leave your containers. Because of permitting requirements, and the volume of people that utilize the program, items such as gasoline cans WILL NOT be returned.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
Public Information Section
(800) 238-0173

PERMANENT HHW COLLECTION CENTERS: 


In addition, the City of Los Angeles operates seven permanent HHW collection Centers which are available to all Los Angeles County residents

ELECTRONIC WASTE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK THE LINK ABOVE
The LA County Sheriff's Department
FREE
For Residents ONLY
NOT for Commercial Use

NEW! NEW! NEW!

FREE PAINT RECYCLING

California residents and businesses can now recycle leftover paint at select retail locations

FREE!
Visit PAINTCARE
or call 855-724-6809

ONE-DAY HHW AND E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS:

Saturday September 6, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Burbank HHW / E-Waste Collection
Fire Department Training Center - Map
Saturday September 13, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Duarte HHW/ E-Waste Collection
City of Hope Hospital - Map
Saturday September 20, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Beverly Hills HHW / E-Waste Collection
Beverly Hills City Streets - Map
Saturday September 27, 2014
9:00 AMCity of South El Monte HHW / E-Waste Collection
Community Center Parking Lot - Map
Saturday October 4, 2014
9:00 AMUnincorporated Rowland Heights HHW / E-Waste Collection
John A. Rowland High School - Map
Saturday October 11, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Montebello HHW / E-Waste Collection
The Shops at Montebello - Map
Saturday October 18, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Carson HHW / E-Waste Collection
Joint Water Pollution Control Plant - Map
9:00 AMCity of Compton HHW / E-Waste Collection
Compton Woodley Airport - Map
Saturday October 25, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Covina HHW / E-Waste Collection
K-Mart Parking Lot - Map
Saturday November 1, 2014
9:00 AMUnincorporated S. Whittier HHW / E-Waste Collection
LA County Sheriff's STAR Training Center - Map
Saturday November 8, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Bellflower HHW / E-Waste Collection
Simm's Park - Map
Saturday November 15, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Santa Clarita HHW / E-Waste Collection
College of the Canyons - Map
Saturday November 22, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Monterey Park HHW / E-Waste Collection
East Los Angeles College - Map
Saturday December 6, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Malibu HHW / E-Waste Collection
Malibu Civic Center - Map
Saturday December 13, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Lomita HHW / E-Waste Collection
City Hall Parking Lot - Map
Saturday December 20, 2014
9:00 AMCity of LaVerne HHW / E-Waste Collection
Brackett Field - Map