Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste

Los Angeles S.A.F.E. Centers accept unwanted household hazardous waste, such as fertilizers, pesticides, paint and used motor oil, free of charge.

S.A.F.E. Centers for City of Los Angeles Residents


Service Area


S.A.F.E. Center Location


Days Open


Hours


Boyle Heights


2649 E. Washington Blvd., 90021 MAP


Sat. & Sun.


9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Los Angeles/Glendale


4600 Colorado Blvd., 90039 MAP


Sat. & Sun.


9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Northridge


10241 N. Balboa Blvd., 91325 MAP


Sat. & Sun.


9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Playa del Rey


7660 West Imperial Hwy., 90293 (Hyperion, Gate B) MAP


Sat. & Sun.


9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


San Pedro


1400 N. Gaffey St., 90731 MAP


Sat. & Sun.


9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Sun Valley


11025 Randall St., 91352 MAP


Sat. & Sun.


9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


West Los Angeles*


550 Charles E. Young Dr. West, 90095 (UCLA) MAP


Thurs., Fri. & Sat.


8 a.m. - 2 p.m.


* This site accepts electronic waste on Saturdays only.

 

Important Information

  • It is against the law to transport more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous wastes to collection sites.
  • Pack your wastes properly to prevent tipping or spilling during transportation. Remove all other items from your trunk.
  • Wastes will be collected with their containers.
  • For data-containing devices, remove data before disposal.
  • Smoking is prohibited at all S.A.F.E. Centers.
  • Remain in your vehicle while trained personnel remove the hazardous wastes from your trunk.
  • Waste collection is suspended during rain.

 

Items Accepted

Used motor oil and filters

Pain and solvents

E-waste, such as computers, cell phones and televisions

Household cleaning products

Car and household batteries

Fluorescent tubes and bulbs

Unused medicine (except controlled substances)

Home-generated Sharps, such as needles and lancets

Items NOT Accepted

Explosives

Ammunition

Bulky items, such as furniture and large appliances. (LA Sanitation will pick up bulky items for free.)

Radioactive materials

Medical/biological wastes

Tires

Marine flares/firecrackers

Business/commercial wastes. (For information on disposing business waste, visit LA Sanitation.) 

 

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