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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW) EVENTS

SPONSORED BY THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

View a list of upcoming Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events. Events are generally held on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (unless specified otherwise). The events are free to attend and there are multiple 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 and 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 and 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 and 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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