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Your Guide to Household Hazardous Waste

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Safe Use, Storage And Disposal
HHW/E-waste Collection Events
Specific City Operated Programs
HHW Collection Event Schedule

Please follow the transportation limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip when driving your HHW/E-waste to the County permanent centers or collection events for disposal. Business hazardous waste and electronic waste is not accepted at the County permanent centers or collection events. If you are a small business with hazardous waste, you may qualify for the City of L.A.'s Small Quantity Generator Program or visit to locate a proper recycler.

Permanent Centers
All residents of Los Angeles County may utilize the City of Los Angeles S.A.F.E. permanent collection centers (various) , the Antelope Valley Environmental Collection Center (in Palmdale) or the EDCO Recycling and Transfer Center (in Signal Hill) to properly dispose of HHW/E-Waste FREE of charge.

HHW/E-Waste Collection Events
All residents of Los Angeles County may also utilize mobile, one-day collection events throughout the County to properly dispose of HHW/E-Waste FREE of charge. Events are from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). Rain or shine, collection events will be held as scheduled below. Click here for a printable flyer.

Periodically, new dates and locations are added to this Schedule, so check this page frequently or sign up for E-Notify to receive automatic notifications of new events. Please also read more about our HHW/E-Waste Collection Events before attending an event.

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

Survey To improve services to the public, participants are asked to complete a short survey at the events. To expedite this process, please print (English or Spanish) and bring your completed survey to the event.

Paint Recycling PAINT RECYCLING MADE CONVENIENT... California residents and businesses can now recycle leftover paint for free at local retail stores. For program details and locations, visit or call 855-724-6809.
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Upcoming Events
La Verne HHW Collection Event
Date: 12/20/2014 9:00:00 AM
Location: Brackett Field, Fairplex Dr. and West McKinley Ave., La Verne 91750
Paramount HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 1/10/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Paramount Swap Meet, 7900 All America City Way (Off of Paramount Blvd.), Paramount 90723
Bell Gardens HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 1/17/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: John Anson Ford Park, Swimming Pool Parking Lot, 7800 block of Scout Avenue, Bell Gardens 90201
Santa Fe Springs HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 1/17/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Rio Hondo College Fire Training Academy, 11400 Greenstone Avenue, Santa Fe Springs 90607
Hermosa Beach HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 1/24/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Clark Stadium, Valley Drive between 8th & 11th Streets, Hermosa Beach 90254
Claremont HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 1/31/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Claremont Corporate Yard, 1616 Monte Vista Avenue, Claremont 91711
Cudahy HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 2/7/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Lugo Park, 7810 Otis Street, Cudahy 90201
Diamond Bar HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 2/14/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: City Streets Gateway Corporate Center, 1300 block of Bridge Gate Drive, Diamond Bar 91765
Marina Del Rey HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 2/21/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Dock 52 Parking Lot Fiji Way and Admiralty Way Marina del Rey 90292
Pico Rivera HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 3/7/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Southern California Gas Company, 8101 Rosemead Boulevard, Pico Rivera 90660
Altadena HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 3/7/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: L.A. County Department of Public Works, Fleet Maintenance Yard, 252 West Mountain View Avenue, Altadena 91001
Lynwood City Streets HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 3/14/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Lynwood City Streets, Butler Avenue & Bellinger Street, Lynwood 90262
Azusa HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 3/21/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Northrop Grumman Corporation, West 3rd Street and Zachary Padilla Avenue, Azusa 91702
Lake Los Angeles HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 3/28/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Vista San Gabriel Elementary School, 18020 East Avenue O, Lake Los Angeles 93591

Logo Recycle your used motor oil and used oil filters at a County permanent collection center.

Some cities have Household Hazardous Waste collection programs for their residents. Call your city or click
HERE for more information.

To view other Department of Public Works Calendar Events,
click here.

To report illegal dumping, or for more information about Household Hazardous Waste and alternative products, call 1 (888) CLEAN LA.