Use and Disposal of Pesticides

DisposalIf you have pesticides or other hazardous waste to dispose of, contact your local Household Hazardous Waste collection program by clicking on the County where you reside. Some programs also serve small businesses.

If your county is not listed below, call 1-800-CLEANUP (1-800-253-2687) or visit www.1800cleanup.org and go to the Household Hazardous Waste section.

For more information on use and disposal of pesticides, click on the Use and Disposal fact sheet.

For more information on use and disposal of pesticides, click on the Use and Disposal fact sheet.

Statewide California Integrated Waste Management Board

Select your County:

Alameda | Alpine | Amador | Butte | Calaveras | Central Contra Costa | Contra Costa | Del Norte | Humboldt | Los Angeles | Marin | Mendocino | Monterey | Napa | San Benito | San Francisco | San Luis Obispo | San Mateo | Santa Barbara | Santa Clara | Santa Cruz | Sacramento | Siskiyou | Solano | Sonoma | Stanislaus | Trinity | West Contra Costa

Central Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County
  1. Household and Business Hazardous Waste Collection Facility (HHWCF)
    4797 Imhoff Place Martinez
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    (Businesses by Appointment Only)
    Tuesday through Saturday;
    Closed Sunday & Monday
    800-646-1431
Del Norte County
  1. Household Hazardous Waste Online Resources
Humboldt County
  1. Humboldt Waste Management Authority
    15 gallon limit - Tight fitting lids and original containers if possible
    Hawthorne Street Transfer Station
    Friday & Saturday for County residents - Tu/We/Th by appointment for businesses.
    707-441-2005
Los Angeles County
  1. LA County Household Hazardous Waste Program
    (with links to other in-county collection programs)
    1-888-CleanLA (1-888-253-2652)
  2. Additional Cities' Household Hazardous Waste Program
  3. LA City Household Hazardous Waste Program
    1-888-988-6942
Marin County
  1. City of Novato and Novato Sanitary District (households only)
    Novato (only)
    Call for Appointment
    1st and 3rd Sundays and Mondays
    415-892-7344
  2. City of Novato and Novato Sanitary District (businesses only)
    Novato (only)
    Call for Appointment
    1st and 3rd Sundays and Mondays
    415-892-6395
  3. County Unincorporated and Cities of Belvedere, Corte Madera, Fairfax, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Ross, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito, Tiburon (households only)
    565 Jacoby St., San Rafael San Rafael
    8am - 3pm
    Monday thru Saturday
    415-485-6806
  4. County Unincorporated and Cities of Belvedere, Corte Madera, Fairfax, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Ross, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito, Tiburon (businesses only)
    Call for Appointment
    415-485-5648

Both programs are free to households. Small businesses may use the facilities for a nominal fee.

To recycle glass, aluminum, plastic, etc. visit www.marinrecycles.org

To dispose of Used Motor oil, filters or car batteries locally, click here

Mendocino County
Monterey County
  1. For disposal of household hazardous waste, motor oil, antifreeze, batteries, and recycling the residents of Monterey County can use the Marina landfill
    831-384-5313
Napa County
  1. Napa County Facility
    889 Devlin Road
    9 am - 4 pm
    Friday and Saturday
    1-800-984-9661

Households are free. Businesses are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY and will be charged a fee for service.

To recycle used motor oil, oil filters, latex paint, auto batteries and antifreeze, call 257-9292 or refer to Napa's Recycling Guide in the phone book Yellow Pages.

San Francisco County
  1. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility (HHWCF)
    Businesses by appointment only. To schedule a pick-up appointment for elderly and disabled residents call 1-800-897-3088

    501 Tunnel Ave.
    Take the 3Com Park exit off of Hwy. 101 San Francisco

    Thursday - Saturday

    415-695-7375

For local used motor oil recycling, call 695-7375.
For local recycling information, call 355-3700.

San Luis Obispo County
  1. San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority
    870 Osos Street San Luis Obispo, 93401
    805-782-8530
  2. County of San Luis Obispo Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program
    Department of Public Works
    County Government Center, Room 207 San Luis Obispo
    805-788-2767
San Mateo County
  1. San Mateo Household Hazardous Waste
    Events held in San Carlos, South San Francisco, Half Moon Bay, Redwood City, Pacifica and San Bruno
    by appointment
    650-363-4718

To find recycling locations for used motor oil and oil filters in your zip code, visit www.earth911.org or call 1-800-CLEANUP.

Santa Barbara County
  1. South Coast,Santa Barbara County
    Mesa Road, UCSB
    9 am - 3 pm Saturday
    11am - 2pm Sunday
    805-963-0583 ext.104
  2. HHW Collection Center
  3. City of Santa Barbara ABOP
    Antifreeze, Batteries, Used Motor Oil & Filters, and Latex Paint
    401 East Yanonali Street
    (Corporation Annex Yard) Santa Barbara
    9am - 3pm Saturday
    10am - 2pm Sunday
    (805) 560-7505

For used motor oil and oil filter recycling, visit click here or visit www.lessismore.org

For recycling of glass, aluminum, plastic, etc., visit click here

For household battery recycling, visit click here

Santa Clara County
  1. Santa Clara County Hazardous Waste Recycling and Disposal Program
    Different locations. Serves Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Monte Sereno, Mountain View, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga, and Sunnyvale. Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Monte Sereno, Mountain View, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Sunnyvale
    408-299-7300
  2. Palo Alto Household Hazardous Waste Program
    Palo Alto residents only
    2501 Embarcadero Way Palo Alto
    9 am - 12 pm
    first Saturday of month 650-496-6980
    or by appointment at 650-496-5904
  3. Regional Water Quality Control Plant
    Accepts all pesticides
    2501 Embarcadero Way
    Serves East Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and Stanford residents. Palo Alto
    8 am - 4:30 pm
    Monday thru Friday
    650-494-7629 or- 2598
  4. Palo Alto Small Business Hazardous Waste Disposal
    Serves small businesses in East Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and Stanford
    by appointment
    650-496-6980
  5. SmaRT Station
    Sunnyvale residents recycling and Household Hazardous Waste; Palo Alto and Mountain View recycling but not HHW drop-off
    301 Carl Road Sunnyvale
    408-730-7262
Santa Cruz County
  1. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program
    831-454-2606
  2. Buena Vista HHW Facility
    1231 Buena Vista Dr. (1 mile south of Hwy 1) Watsonville
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Saturdays
  3. Ben Lomond Transfer Station Facility
    9835 Newell Creek Rd. (off Glen Arbor Rd) Ben Lomond
    Thursdays and Sundays
  4. City of Santa Cruz Resource Recovery Facility
    605 Dimeo Ln Santa Cruz
    Saturdays
Sacramento County
  1. Household Hazardous Waste
    County of Sacramento (including the Cities of Citrus Heights and Rancho Cordova)
    4450 Roseville Road Sacramento, 95660
    Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day
    (916 )875-5555
  2. Household Hazardous Waste
    City of Folsom
    Folsom
    Call For Appointment
    (916) 355-8397
  3. Household Hazardous Waste
    City of Elk Grove
    8491 Fruitridge Road Sacramento, 95826
    Tuesday - Saturday, from 8:00 AM -5:00 PM. Residents can only bring antifreeze, automobile batteries, used motor oil and filters, and latex paint.
    Friday - Saturday, from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Residents can bring all other hazardous materials.
    (916) 379-0500
  4. Household Hazardous Waste
    City of Sacramento
    8491 Fruitridge Road Sacramento, 95826
    Tuesday - Saturday, from 8:00 AM -5:00 PM. Residents can only bring antifreeze, automobile batteries, used motor oil and filters, and latex paint.
    Friday - Saturday, from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Residents can bring all other hazardous materials.
    (916) 379-0500
  5. Household Hazardous Waste
    City of Galt
    4450 Roseville Road Sacramento, 95660
    Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day
    (209) 366-7260
Siskiyou County

N/A

Solano County
  1. HHW Collection Facility
    Fairfield, Suisum
    707-437-1111
  2. HHW Programs
    Vacaville
    707-454-5705
  3. Vallejo Sanitation and Flood Control District
    450 Ryder Street, Vallejo 94590
    707-644-8949 ext. 292
Stanislaus County
  1. Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
    Stanislaus County Hazardous Waste Facility
    1716 Morgan Road, Modesto
    209-525-4123
Trinity County

N/A