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


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.


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

Paint 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



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

Radioactive materials

Medical/biological wastes


Marine flares/firecrackers

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


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