Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste

Los Angeles S.A.F.E. Centers accept unwanted household hazardous waste and E-waste free of charge.

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

Service Area

S.A.F.E. Center Location

Days Open


Boyle Heights

2649 E. Washington Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90021

Sat. & Sun.

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Los Angeles/Glendale

4600 Colorado Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA  90039

Sat. & Sun.

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


10241 N. Balboa Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA  91325

Sat. & Sun.

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Playa del Rey

7660 West Imperial Hwy.

Los Angeles, CA  90293  (Gate B)

Sat. & Sun.

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

San Pedro

1400 N. Gaffey St.

Los Angeles, CA  90731

Sat. & Sun.

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sun Valley

11025 Randall St.

Los Angeles, CA  91352

Sat. & Sun.

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

West Los Angeles*

550 Charles E. Young Dr. West,

Los Angeles, CA  90095 (UCLA)

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 household hazardous waste to collection sites.
  • Pack your household hazardous waste properly to prevent tipping or spilling during transportation. Remove all other items from your trunk.
  • Household hazardous waste 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 household hazardous waste from your trunk.
  • Collection of household hazardous waste will be suspended during rain events.


Items Accepted

Used motor oil and filters

Paint and solvents

Pesticides and fertilizers

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

Pool and garden chemicals

Items NOT Accepted



Bulky items, such as furniture and large appliances. (LA Sanitation provides free bulky item pickup)

Radioactive materials

Medical/biological waste


Marine flares/firecrackers

Business/commercial waste


For more information, visit LA Sanitation’s S.A.F.E. Centers and Mobile Collection Events page.

For information on the disposal of business/commercial waste, download information on the Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Program.

Need information on how to store your household hazardous waste? Discover tips on our Storage of Household Hazardous Waste page.