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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
Covina HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 10/25/2014 9:00:00 AM
Location: K-mart Parking Lot, 1162 North Citrus Avenue, Covina 91722
Unincorporated South Whittier HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 11/1/2014 9:00:00 AM
Location: Los Angeles County Sheriff`s Department, STAR Training Center, 11515 South Colima Road, Whittier 90604
Bellflower HHW/E Waste Collection Event
Date: 11/8/2014 9:00:00 AM
Location: Simms Park, Clark Avenue and Oak Street, Bellflower 90706
Santa Clarita HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 11/15/2014 9:00:00 AM
Location: The College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91355
Monterey Park HHW/E Waste Collection Event
Date: 11/22/2014 9:00:00 AM
Location: East Los Angeles College, Stadium Parking Lot, Bleakwood Avenue & Floral Drive, Monterey Park 91754
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
Claremount HHW/E-Waste Collection Event
Date: 1/15/2015 9:00:00 AM
Location: Claremont Corporate Yard, 1616 Monte Vista Avenue, Claremont 91711
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

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.