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Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Drive-Thru Collection Event

The Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Drive-Thru Collection Event will be held on Saturday, December 16th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Brackett Field in La Verne, California. This event is a free opportunity for Los Angeles County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronic waste (E-waste) in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.

What is HHW?

HHW is any household product that is hazardous to human health or the environment. This includes items such as:

  • Paints, paint thinners, and turpentine
  • Cleaners with acid or lye
  • Pesticides or herbicides
  • Household batteries or car batteries
  • Pool chemicals
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Used needles or sharps
  • Unwanted or expired prescriptions

What is E-waste?

E-waste is any electronic device that has been discarded. This includes items such as:

  • Computers
  • TVs
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Cell phones
  • Stereos
  • Microwaves
  • Refrigerators
  • Washing machines

How to prepare for the event:

  • Bring your unwanted HHW and E-waste in a sturdy box, preferably in their original, labeled containers.
  • Do not ever mix products together.
  • Be prepared to leave your containers.
  • Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip.

What will not be accepted:

  • Explosives
  • Ammunition
  • Radioactive materials
  • Trash
  • Tires
  • Business waste
  • White goods (stoves, refrigerators, etc.)
  • Controlled substances
  • Biohazardous waste (blood, urine, etc.)

For more information:

I hope this information is helpful. Please let me know if you have any other questions.

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