Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Facility
New HHW Collection Facility Now Open
Free, one-stop facility for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Los Angeles County EDCO Recycling and Transfer Environmental Collection Center
Open Second and Fourth Saturday of each month – 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Print a checklist HHW Drop-off

Household Hazardous Waste. It’s all around us. The less we use, the healthier our homes and environment will be. The safest way to discard unwanted chemicals and other HHW is to take it to a collection event or facility near you

  Items Accepted At Drop-Off:
In the Home:
Cleaners with acid or lye
Expired pharmaceuticals
Home-generated sharps
Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG)

In the Garage:
Used oil and oil filters
Paint and paint thinners
For the Garden:
Weed killer and pesticides
Pool chemicals

Universal Waste:
Household batteries
Car batteries
Fluorescent tubes and bulbs
Products that contain mercury
Electronic Waste:
Cell phones
Computer monitors
Alarm clocks
Hair dryers
TV/VCR Combos
Computer Keyboards and Mice
Printers and scanners
Other computer peripherals
Used Tires:
9 max., no businesses

Items Not Accepted:
  Dangerous Waste is not accepted
Radioactive material

Appliances are not accepted:
Refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers or
other "bulky" items. For these items,
Long Beach residents can arrange for a

Safer Alternatives

Use safe alternatives. They are easy to make and cost much less than their hazardous counterparts.

Cleaning Products

Gardening Products

Paint Products

Other Products

Permanent Collection Centers:

Corner of 28th & California
in Signal Hill (Enter on 28th

Second and Fourth Saturday of each month
9:00 am to 2:00 pm

More HHW Drop-off Options

The Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center in San Pedro is also free to Long Beach residents and will accept your HHW, E-waste, Universal Waste and Home-generated Sharps:

1400 N. Gaffey St.
San Pedro, CA 90731
1-800-98-TOXIC (1-800-988-6942)
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open Saturdays and Sundays only


Also, regional collection events are provided by L.A. County
throughout the year.


Environmental Services Bureau
Winner Nation’s Best Solid Waste Management Program Award