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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event In Arcadia

Get rid of all the things you can’t dispose of in the regular trash. – Courtesy photo

Get rid of all the things you can’t dispose of in the regular trash. – Courtesy photo

Sponsored jointly by the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts and County Department of Public Works. The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Program gives Los Angeles County residents a legal and cost free way to dispose of unwanted household chemicals that cannot be disposed of in the regular trash.

Things To Bring:

  • Motor oil, antifreeze, paint, paint thinner
  • Turpentine, cleaners with acids or lye
  • Pesticides and herbicides
  • Household and car batteries
  • Old computers and television sets
  • Sharps or used needles
  • Expired pharmaceuticals and mercury thermometers

Things Not To Bring:

  • Explosives, ammunition or radioactive materials
  • Waste from businesses will NOT be accepted
  • Trash or old tires
  • White goods such as washers, stoves, refrigerators or air conditioners

How To Prepare:

  • In general, there is a limit of 15 gallons or 125 lbs. per vehicle.
  • Bring items in a sturdy box, preferably in their original labeled containers.
  • Be prepared to leave your containers.
  • Do not mix products together.

For More Information, Call:  Sanitation Districts Of Los Angeles County – (800) 238-0172

When: 08/05/2017 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Santa Anita Race Track 285 W. Huntington Drive Arcadia, California 91007

July 14, 2017

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