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.
Click here for a list of specific City HHW programs available to their residents.
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:
(888) CLEAN LA (888-253-2652)
Recyclable Battery Recycling Corporation
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
Cooking Oil and Grease Trap Service
The companies listed below will recycle used cooking oil.
Baker Commodities, Inc.