Contra Costa County Household Hazardous Waste Program

    Please Call: (800) 750-4096  (Select option 1 for the Household Hazardous Waste Program and then the appropriate number for the facility that covers your area) Option 2 is for the Free Referral Service

    General Info: Must be a resident or qualified small business in specified portion of County to use these facilities (e.g. must be resident or qualified small business in West County to use West County Facility). Please call facility for details on transportation limits and delivery requirements.

    Three dropoff locations in Contra Costa County:

    East County Facility - Option number 1
    2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Highway, Antioch
    (925) 756-1990


    West County Facility - Option number 2
    101 Pittsburg Ave., Richmond
    (888) 412-9277

    Central County Facility - Option number 3
    4797 Imhoff Place, Martinez
    (800) 646-1431

    Hours: Call for dates & hours

    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    Glass
    This vendor handles:
    • Chemical Bottles
    Hazardous Material
    This vendor handles:
    • Acetone
    • Acids & Caustics
    • Aerosol Cans
    • Antifreeze / Propylene Glycol
    • Asbestos
    • Batteries: Auto / Lead Acid
    • Batteries: Buttons (Hearing Aid)
    • Batteries: Household (Flashlight)
    • Batteries: Ni-Cad, Ni-MH, Li-ion
    • Batteries: Rechargeable
    • Bleach & Cleaners
    • Chemicals
    • Cleansers
    • Drain Cleaners
    • Fertilizers
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • Flares
    • Fluorescent Light Bulbs - Compact
    • Fluorescent Lighting Ballasts
    • Fluorescent Tubes / Lamps
    • Gasoline
    • Glues
    • Hazardous Materials & Wastes
    • Herbicides
    • Household Hazardous Wastes
    • Kerosene / Fuel
    • Lighter Fluid
    • Mercury
    • Motor Oil
    • Oil Filters
    • Oils - Engine/Motor
    • Oven Cleaners
    • Paint Thinners
    • Paint: Acrylic
    • Paint: Latex
    • Paint: Lead
    • Paint: Oil Based
    • Paint: Spray
    • Pesticides
    • Photo Chemicals
    • Polishes
    • Pool Chemicals
    • Propane Gas Cans: Single Use
    • Propane Gas Tanks: Refillable
    • Solvents
    • Spray Cans
    • Thermometers: Mercury
    • Thinners
    • Waxes
    • Window Cleaner
    Metal
    This vendor handles:
    • Helium Tanks: Empty
    • Lead
    Reuse
    This vendor handles:
    • Paint: Give-A-Way Program


Didn't find what you were looking for?  Try searching Alameda County's Recycling & Reuse Options.

If it is not recyclable, please assure that you dispose of material properly through your garbage collection company or a permitted Transfer Station or Landfill.  To report illegal dumping, call 1-800-NO-DUMPING.

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