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 April 26, 2014
9:00 AMCity of South Gate HHW / E-Waste Collection
South Gate Park - Map
9:00 AMUnincorporated Florence Firestone HHW / E-Waste Collection
Roosevelt Park Senior Center - Map
Saturday May 3, 2014
9:00 AMCity of La Mirada HHW / E-Waste Collection
La Mirada Regional Park - Map
Saturday May 10, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Rancho Palos Verdes HHW / E-Waste Collection
City Hall / City Yard - Map
Saturday May 17, 2014
9:00 AMCity of West Covina HHW / E-Waste Collection
West Covina Maintenance Yard - Map
Saturday May 24, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Maywood HHW / E-Waste Collection
Maywood Park - Map
Saturday May 31, 2014
9:00 AMCity of El Monte HHW / E-Waste Collection
El Monte Airport - Map
Saturday June 7, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Irwindale HHW / E-Waste Collection
DPW Flood Control Maintenance Yard - Map
Sunday June 8, 2014
9:00 AMUnincorporated Agoura HHW / E-Waste Collection
Calabasas Landfill - Map
Saturday June 14, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Torrance HHW / E-Waste Collection
American Honda - Map
9:00 AMCity of Pomona HHW / E-Waste Collection
FAIRPLEX, Gate 9 - Map
Saturday June 21, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Pasadena HHW / E-Waste Collection
Parking Lot "K" - Map
Saturday June 28, 2014
9:00 AMCulver City HHW / E-Waste Collection
Wende Museum - Map
Saturday July 12, 2014
9:00 AMCity of La Puente HHW / E-Waste Collection
La Puente Park - Map
9:00 AMCity of La Habra Heights HHW / E-Waste Collection
Hacienda Park - Map
Saturday July 19, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Norwalk HHW / E-Waste Collection
Cerritos College - Map
9:00 AMCity of Artesia HHW / E-Waste Collection
Artesia Park - Map
Saturday July 26, 2014
9:00 AMCity of Glendora HHW / E-Waste Collection
Citrus College - Map