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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

SPONSORED BY THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW) EVENTS

 

FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (unless specified otherwise)
Locations throughout the Los Angeles Region

 
  • Limit of 15 gallons or 125 lbs. per vehicle.
  • Do not mix materials - leave products in original container with original labeling,
  • ​and place them in a sturdy cardboard box in the trunk of your car.
  • No waste from business will be accepted.
  • No tires, explosives, ammunition or radioactive materials will be accepted.
  • Takes just minutes and you never leave your car.

ITEMS TO BRING TO A HHW EVENT:


Bring any product labeled toxic, poison, corrosive, flammable, combustible or an irritant.

  • Lawn/Garden Care Products:
    Bug spray; Pesticide/ insecticide/herbicide; fertilizer; fungicide; weed killer.
  • Paint and Paint-Related Products:
    Latex/water-based paint & oil-based paint; turpentine paint stripper; paint thinner; rust remover; varnish.
  • Automotive Fluids and Batteries:
    Used motor oil and filters; kerosene; windshield washer solution; brake and  transmission fluid; metal polish with solvent; gasoline & diesel fuel; auto body repair products; antifreeze; lead acid batteries.
  • Beauty Products and Medicines:
    Alcohol-based lotions/isopropyl alcohol; medicine; hair relaxers, dyes and permanents; nail polish and nail polish remover; products in aerosol cans.
  • Household Cleaners:
    Ammonia-based cleaners; floor care products; window cleaners; metal polish and cleaners; oven and drain cleaners; aerosol cleaners; furniture polish; tub, tile & toilet bowl cleaners.
  • Miscellaneous:
    Fluorescent lights; photographic chemicals; shoe polish; swimming pool chemicals; glue; mercury thermometers; lighter fluid; fiberglass epoxy; moth balls; mercury batteries.
  • Sharps Waste and Medication
    See Sharps Waste & Medication Disposal page
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