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Free Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Roundup - March 26
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Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Roundup Saturday, March 26

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Long Beach
Veteran's Stadium
(Clark Avenue & Constant Street)


Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events are operated by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works and the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts in cooperation with the City of Long Beach.  They are one-day, drive-through collection events where residents are invited to drive to a specific location to drop off their hazardous waste. There is a transportation limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip. 

The event is free, open to all residents of LA County and will be held on Saturday, March 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. An appointment is not needed to participate in a Collection Event.

What Happens to Household Hazardous Waste Collected by the County?
Most of the paint is reused for the County’s anti-graffiti program. Motor oil is recycled/ reused as lubricants, marine diesel fuel, supplemental fuel and tar by-products such as asphalt cover and re-refined motor oil.

Household hazardous waste that cannot be recycled or reused is carefully packed into special drums for disposal.

Preparing Household Hazardous Waste
for a Collection Event
•Pack household hazardous wastes in a cardboard box so that it does not spill during transport. Be prepared to leave your containers and boxes.

•Put like chemicals together. Separate unlike chemicals.

•Label materials that are not in their original containers.

•Make sure containers are not leaking and lids are tightly sealed.

•Put your box of household hazardous waste in the trunk of your car, away from passengers during transport. Remove all other items from the trunk.

•At the collection site, trained personnel will ask you to remain in your car while they remove the household hazardous waste from your trunk.

County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events will NOT accept:
• Hazardous waste and electronic waste from businesses.

• Explosives, ammunition, and radioactive materials.

• Trash and tires.

• White goods such as refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, etc.


Certified Used Oil Collection CentersMany private businesses like gas stations, auto parts stores and auto repair shops participate in used motor oil recycling programs. In Los Angeles County there are more than 650 State Certified Used Oil Recycling Centers.



( Household Hazardous Waste Event Flyer )