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Hazardous Waste Disposal – LA County

Do you have hazardous waste or e-waste you need to get rid of? 

Here is a resources list to help you dispose of any hazardous waste or e-waste in Los Angeles County and Pasadena. 

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Los Angeles County:

  • LADWP Hazardous Waste Collection Program: Load up any hazardous waste in your trunk or the bed of your truck and drive it to one of these collection events to properly dispose of these items. 
  • LADWP permanent collection sites for drop off: Another convenient and free way to dispose of hazardous material and e-waste is by dropping the items off at any of these permanent sites in Los Angeles county. Most of these sites are operable on Saturday and Sundays from 9am-3pm. 
      • Here is an information sheet from L.A. Sanitization on S.A.F.E collection centers and items accepted. 
      • E-waste collection may be picked up by calling 1-800-773-2489 or selecting Electronic Waste in the MyLA311 app. 
  • Recycle paint: You can drop off paint at local retail stores. Here is a tool to help you find drop-off locations near you. 
  • Los Angeles County Materials Exchange: If you have usable electronics,  list them on the LACoMAX online materials exchange site. Alternatively, you can donate usable electronics to Goodwill, Salvation Army, or Habitat for Humanity. 
  • Battery disposal: Here is a directory of places to drop off old batteries. 
  • Used motor oil: Click here for used motor oil collection centers. 
  • LA County Public Works: Click here for LA County’s environmental links.

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Pasadena: 

  • Los Angeles-Glendale S.A.F.E Center: 4600 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
  • South Pasadena’s Reuse and Recycle Directory: Here is a helpful directory of places near South Pasadena and surrounding areas to recycle non-hazardous household items. 
  • Recycle paint: You can drop off paint at local retail stores. Here is a tool to help you find drop-off locations near you. 
  • Battery disposal: Drop off batteries at the La Canada Flintridge Library located at 4545 N. Oakwood Ave. 
  • Used motor oil: Drop off used motor oil at Altadena’s County Maintenance Yard located at 252 W. Mountain View St. 

 

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