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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

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


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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1-800-773-CITY (2489)
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