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Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste
Household Hazardous & Electronic Waste
It is our responsibility as residents to properly dispose of household hazardous waste. 

Litter, oil, chemicals, and other substances that are washed away from yards end up in storm drains.  Water in the storm drain is not treated the same way sanitary sewers are treated.  Therefore, once debris enters the storm drain, it contaminates the creeks, rivers, bays, and eventually the ocean. 

Many household products used daily are considered hazardous waste and must be disposed of through proper channels.  Some common household hazardous waste includes but is not limited to batteries, paint, adhesives, drain openers, automotive products, grease and rust solvents, fluorescent lamps, mercury, televisions, computer monitors, and pool chemicals.  Periodic household hazardous waste drop off events are held throughout the year by Los Angeles County.  Flyers announcing these events are sent out to residents every few months. Click on the following links for upcoming events. 

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste Events
7-22-2017 Morgan Park, 4100 Baldwin Park Blvd, Rear Parking Lot, Baldwin Park
8-05-2017 Santa Anita Park Race Track, Gate 6, Colorado Place, Arcadia 
12-16-2017 City of La Verne, Brackett Field, Fairplex Drive & West McKinley Avenue, La Verne 91750
2-10-2018 City of Claremont Corporate Yard, 1616 Monte Vista Avenue, Claremont 91711
3-3-2018 San Gabriel Public Works Yard, 917 E. Grand Avenue, San Gabriel 91776
3-10-2018 City of Diamond Bar, City Streets Gateway Corporate Center, 1300 block of Bridge Gate Drive, Diamond Bar 91765
3-17-2018 El Monte Airport, 4233 North santa Anita Avenue, El Monte 91731

The following links provide you with additional information on how Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste and how residents can prevent water pollution:

Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste - Too Toxic to Trash

Water Quality Guidelines for Car Wash Fundraisers

Water Quality Guidelines for Carpet Cleaning Activities

Proper Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste

Household Tips

Plastic Bag Notice

Beverage Container Recycling Notice

For more information on stormwater pollution prevention, please contact Elizabeth Rodriguez at (626) 430-2211.