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Hazardous Waste

To avoid an interruption of your service, please do not place hazardous materials into your trash. If hazardous waste is identified, it will be tagged and not collected.

Household hazardous waste is any product labeled: toxic, poison, corrosive, flammable, combustible or irritant that is disposed of.

Most paints, pesticides, herbicides, and petroleum derivatives such as motor oil, oil filters, and solvents are considered hazardous wastes.

All non-empty aerosol cans are also banned from the trash. (Aerosol cans marked “Toxic” or “Flammable” are allowed if they are completely empty.

Any materials that are flammable, poisonous, or explosive are not allowed in the trash.

This includes pool chemicals and antifreeze.

Click on the link below for a calendar of Los Angeles County HHW drop off events.

E-Waste Collection Schedule

Click here for a list of specific City HHW programs available to their residents.

City Operated Programs

For more details, please call the HAZWASTE HOTLINE at (888) CLEAN-LA or click on any of the many helpful links below.

Helpful phone numbers and links:

888CleanLA Helpline

(888) CLEAN LA (888-253-2652)


Tire Recycling


Recyclable Battery Recycling Corporation

(678) 419-9990


Used Motor Oil Recycling Centers



(California Department of Toxic Substances Control) link for fluorescent tube recycling and other valuable information



For more detailed information on all types of hazardous waste


Donation Resources

Goodwill Industries

Salvation Army

Cooking Oil and Grease Trap Service

The companies listed below will recycle used cooking oil.

Baker Commodities, Inc.
(800) 427-0696

Darling International
(800) 914-1221