Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off

SMCC holds E-waste events during the year.
Household Hazardous Waste must be taken to a Household Hazardous Waste drop off spot.  The Los Angeles County has Permanent Drop off Centers. There are also special events through the year in the San Gabriel Valley.

Please follow the transportation limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip when driving your HHW/E-waste.


Permanent Drop (closest to SM): Paint, cleaner, batteries, Bulbs and more.

Los Angeles: LOS ANGELES - GLENDALE TREATMENT PLANT
4600 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039 (Near I5 and San Fernando Rd. on Colorado Blvd.)
Hours of Operation:
Saturdays and Sundays
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Special events near you: (enter your zip code): http://dpw.lacounty.gov/general/enotify/Calendar_Template/Calendar.aspx

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Note: Many Hardware and piant stores will take paint and batteries now.  For paint see http://www.paintcare.org/drop-off-locations/

For batteries: Take to a designated County Library or Home Depot near you 

  • El Monte Library  3224 N. Tyler Ave., El Monte, 91731 or Temple City Library
    5939 Golden West Ave., Temple City, 91780 also visit: http://earth911.com/home-garden/battery-recycling-hits-record-high/
  • What is Household Hazardous? (use it or drop it off)
    Fluorescent lights
    Bug spray
    Fertilizer
    Pesticide / insecticide
    Fungicide / Herbicide / Weed killer
    Paint and Related Products
    Latex paint  / Water-based paint / Oil-based paint
    Turpentine paint stripper
    Rust remover
    Paint thinner
    Varnish
    batteries
    Automotive Fluids and Batteries
    Used motor oil and filters
    Gasoline and diesel fuel
    Kerosene
    Auto body repair products
    Windshield washer solution
    Antifreeze
    Brake and transmission fluid
    Lead acid batteries
    Metal polish with solvent
    Beauty Products
    Medicines
    Alcohol-based lotions
    Isopropyl alcohol
    Nail polish and nail polish remover
    Hair relaxers and permanents
    Dyes
    Products in aerosol cans
    Sharps -
    Household Cleaners
    Ammonia-based cleaners
    Oven cleaners
    Drain cleaners
    Floor care products
    Aerosol cleaners
    Window cleaners
    Furniture polish
    Metal polishes and cleaners
    Tub, tile and toilet cleaners
    Fluorescent lights
    Mercury thermometers
    Photographic chemicals
    Lighter fluid
    Shoe polish
    Swimming pool chemicals
    Moth balls
    Rat poison
    Glue
    Fiberglass epoxy
    Mercury batteries