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


Hours


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.


Northridge


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

Explosives

Ammunition

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

Radioactive materials

Medical/biological waste

Tires

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.