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Your Guide to Household Hazardous Waste

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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
Hawthorne HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 4/29/2017 9:00:00 AM
Location: Betty Ainsworth Sports Center, El Segundo Boulevard & Doty Avenue, Hawthorne 90250
La Mirada HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 5/6/2017 9:00:00 AM
Location: La Mirada Regional Park, Tennis Court/Swimming Pool (Parking Lot), La Mirada 90638
El Monte HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 5/13/2017 9:00:00 AM
Location: El Monte Airport, 4233 North Santa Anita Avenue, El Monte 91731
West Covina HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 5/20/2017 9:00:00 AM
Location: West Covina Maintenance Yard, 825 Sunset Ave., West Covina 91790
City of Maywood HHW Collection Event
Date: 5/27/2017 9:00:00 AM
Location: Maywood Park, 57th Street and Heliotrope Avenue, Maywood 90270
City of Irwindale HHW Collection
Date: 6/10/2017 9:00:00 AM
Location: L.A. County Department of Public Works, Flood Control Maintenance Yard, 160 East Longden Ave, Irwindale 91706
Unincorporated Agoura HHW Collection
Date: 6/11/2017 9:00:00 AM
Location: Calabasas Landfill (Scale Area), 5300 Lost Hills Rd., Agoura 91301
City of Torrance HHW Collection
Date: 6/17/2017 9:00:00 AM
Location: American Honda, 1919 Torrance Blvd., Torrance 90501
City of Pomona HHW Collection
Date: 6/24/2017 9:00:00 AM
Location: LA County Fair, Hotel & Exposition Complex Gate 9, White Avenue Pomona 91769
Culver City HHW Collection
Date: 6/24/2017 9:00:00 AM
Location: Wende Museum (Formally the National Guard Armory) Front Parking Lot 10808 Culver Blvd Culver City 90232

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.
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