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Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Program
SCHEDULE OF COLLECTION EVENTS
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?
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
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What you CANNOT bring to a HHW collection:
White Goods (stoves, fridges, etc.)
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
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
The LA County Sheriff's Department
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
or call 855-724-6809
ONE-DAY HHW AND E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS:
|Saturday September 27, 2014|
|9:00 AM||City of South El Monte HHW / E-Waste Collection|
Community Center Parking Lot - Map
|9:00 AM||Unincorporated Rowland Heights HHW / E-Waste Collection|
John A. Rowland High School - Map
|Saturday October 11, 2014|
|9:00 AM||City of Montebello HHW / E-Waste Collection|
The Shops at Montebello - Map
|Saturday October 18, 2014|
|9:00 AM||City of Carson HHW / E-Waste Collection|
Joint Water Pollution Control Plant - Map
|9:00 AM||City of Compton HHW / E-Waste Collection|
Compton Woodley Airport - Map
|Saturday October 25, 2014|
|9:00 AM||City of Covina HHW / E-Waste Collection|
K-Mart Parking Lot - Map
|Saturday November 1, 2014|
|9:00 AM||Unincorporated S. Whittier HHW / E-Waste Collection|
LA County Sheriff's STAR Training Center - Map
|Saturday November 8, 2014|
|9:00 AM||City of Bellflower HHW / E-Waste Collection|
Simm's Park - Map
|Saturday November 15, 2014|
|9:00 AM||City of Santa Clarita HHW / E-Waste Collection|
College of the Canyons - Map
|Saturday November 22, 2014|
|9:00 AM||City of Monterey Park HHW / E-Waste Collection|
East Los Angeles College - Map
|Saturday December 6, 2014|
|9:00 AM||City of Malibu HHW / E-Waste Collection|
Malibu Civic Center - Map
|Saturday December 13, 2014|
|9:00 AM||City of Lomita HHW / E-Waste Collection|
City Hall Parking Lot - Map
|Saturday December 20, 2014|
|9:00 AM||City of LaVerne HHW / E-Waste Collection|
Brackett Field - Map