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Special Materials: Hazardous Waste


 S.A.F.E Centers: Permanent Collection Centers

The following S.A.F.E. (Solvents/Automotive/Flammables/Electronics) Recycling and Disposal Information is available:

Click here for a PDF copy of the S.A.F.E. Collection Centers flyer.

For Residents:

** Note: All Waste Collection Services are suspended during rainy weather

  • Northridge: Nicole Bernson SAFE Collection Center
    10241 N. Balboa Blvd.
    Northridge, CA 91325
    Hours of Operation:
    Saturdays, and Sundays
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    (MAP/MAPA)

  • San Pedro: GAFFEY STREET
    1400 N. Gaffey St.
    San Pedro, CA 90731
    Hours of Operation:
    Saturdays, and Sundays
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    (MAP/MAPA)

  • Los Angeles: LOS ANGELES-GLENDALE TREATMENT PLANT
    4600 Colorado Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90039
    Hours of Operation:
    Saturdays and Sundays
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    (MAP/MAPA)

  • Playa del Rey: HYPERION TREATMENT PLANT
    7660 West Imperial Highway, Gate B
    Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
    Hours of Operation:
    Saturdays and Sundays
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    (MAP/MAPA)

  • Sun Valley: RANDALL STREET
    11025 Randall St.
    Sun Valley, CA 91352
    Hours of Operation:
    Saturdays and Sundays
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    (MAP/MAPA)

  • West Los Angeles: UCLA
    550 Charles E. Young Dr. West
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
    Hours of Operation:
    Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
    8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    * This site accepts electronic waste on Saturdays only.

    (MAP/MAPA)

  • Los Angeles: WASHINGTON BLVD.
    2649 E. Washington Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90021
    Hours of Operation:
    Saturdays and Sundays
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    (MAP/MAPA)

For Business
(Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators)
This service is available by appointment only.

  • 1st Wednesday of the Month
    San Pedro: GAFFEY STREET
    1400 N. Gaffey St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90731
    (MAP/MAPA)

  • 2nd Wednesday of the Month
    Los Angeles: WASHINGTON BLVD.
    2649 Washington Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90021
    (MAP/MAPA)

  • 3rd Wednesday of the Month
    Playa del Rey: HYPERION TREATMENT PLANT
    7660 West Imperial Highway, Gate B
    Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
    (MAP/MAPA)

  • 4th Wednesday of the Month
    Sun Valley: RANDALL STREET
    11025 Randall St.
    Sun Valley, CA 91352
    (MAP/MAPA)

IMPORTANT

Transportation limit for chemical related items: It is against the law to transport more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste to collection sites. Please pack your waste properly to prevent tipping or spilling of the waste during transportation.

We accept: paint and solvents; used motor oil and filters, anti-freeze, and other automotive fluids; cleaning products; pool and garden chemicals; aerosol cans; all medicine except controlled substances; auto batteries; household batteries.
E-waste: computers, monitors, printers, network equipment, cables, telephones, televisions, microwaves, video games, cell phones, radios, stereos, VCRs, and electronic toys.

We do not accept: business waste, ammunition, explosives, marine flares, firecrackers, radioactive material, controlled substances, biological waste or tires. Bulky Items: furniture, refrigerators, washing machines/dryers, conventional ovens, paper, computer software.


Co-sponsored by the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.

Funded by a grant from the California Integrated Waste Management Board.

 

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