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Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste includes cleaners, paints, electronic devices, batteries, lawn products, and auto products. These products have chemicals in them that are harmful to human health and the environment.

Please be responsible with toxic chemicals used in and around our homes and dispose of any unused portions properly. HHW cannot be disposed of in the trash. Please help keep toxic chemicals out of our neighborhoods and environment.

Note: It is against the law to transport more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste to a collection site. Residents are limited to a total of 6 pieces of electronic waste per visit to a S.A.F.E.Center.

+ Local weekend HHW Collection Events

Tips for accidental exposure

  • For a medical emergency call 911.
  • Call the Poison Center at (800) 777-6476 or (213) 222-3212.

Note: It is helpful to have the container with you for poison identification when you make an emergency call.