Regional Permanent and Temporary Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Facilities **FREE**

Riverside County operates permanent HHW facilities that offer service on a regular basis and temporary 1-day and 2-day HHW events throughout the year that provide residents of Riverside County a FREE and environmentally safe way to properly dispose or recycle hazardous household waste.

Click HERE for the HHW schedule which includes dates, locations and hours.  Facilities are closed on designated holidays.

 
Acceptable Items Unacceptable Items
  • Used Oil and Filters
  • Latex/Oil-Based Paint
  • Fluorescent Tubes/Bulbs
  • Pesticides
  • Cleaners
  • BBQ & Camp Size Propane
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Auto/Household Batteries
  • Garden Chemicals
  • Pool Chlorine
  • TVs and Computers
  • Electronic Waste
  • Sharps
  • Unused medication (except controlled substances)
  • Government, Business, Non-Profit, or Out-of- County Hazardous Waste
  • Explosives or Ammunition
  • Controlled Substances
  • Infectious Waste (except Sharps)
  • Asbestos
  • Radioactive Material (except smoke detectors)
  • Remediation Material
  • Containers larger than 5 gallons or weighing more than 50 pounds
  • Appliances
  • Tires
  • Trash

Regional Antifreeze, Battery, Oil (and Filter) and Paint ABOP and PaintCare Collection Facility **FREE**

Riverside County operates these facilities which only accepts the most common types of HHW (non-contaminated antifreeze, all battery types, used motor oil and oil filters, and paint). Additional items may be accepted on a facility specific basis. Check the table below for a complete list of accepted materials. 

Click HERE for the HHW schedule which includes dates, locations and hours. Facilities are closed on designated holidays.

 
Acceptable Items at all ABOP Facilities
(Non-Contaminated)
Unacceptable Items
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries, Household
  • Batteries, Auto
  • Used Oil and Filters
  • Latex and Oil-Based Paint (Household)
  • Government, Business, Non-Profit, or Out-of- County Hazardous Waste
  • Explosives or Ammunition
  • Medical/Infectious Waste (including Sharps)
  • Asbestos
  • Radioactive or Remediation Material
  • Containers larger than 5 gallons or weighing more than 50 pounds
  • Appliances
  • Tires
  • Trash
  • Fluorescent Tubes/Bulbs
  • Pesticides
  • Cleaners
  • BBQ & Camp Size Propane
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Garden Chemicals
  • Pool Chlorine
  • TVs and Computers
  • Electronic Waste
Additional Items Accepted At Beaumont and Moreno Valley ABOPs only:
  • Aerosols (Containing Product)
  • Cooking Oil
  • Electronic Waste/TVs/Computers
  • Fluorescent Bulbs/Tubes
  • Mercury Containing Devices
  • Sharps (Plastic Container 1-Gallon or Smaller)
  • Smoke Detectors
 

 

Privately Operated ABOP and PaintCare Facilities **FREE**

Burrtec operates the North-West Coachella Valley ABOP and PaintCare Facility located at the Edom Hill Transfer Station.

CR&R operates the Anza ABOP and PaintCare Facility located at the Anza Transfer Station.

These facilities only accept the most common types of HHW:  non-contaminated antifreeze, all battery types, used motor oil and oil filters, and paint. These facilities are not permitted to collect other types of HHW.

Please call the phone numbers listed on the flyer to verify operating hours.

Privately Operated ABOP Collection Facilities **FREE**

Burrtec operates the East Coachella ABOP Facility at the Coachella Transfer Station. This facility only accepts the most common types of HHW:  non-contaminated antifreeze, all battery types, used motor oil and oil filters, and LATEX paint. This facility is not permitted to collect other types of paint products or HHW.

Please call the phone number listed on the flyer to verify operating hours.

Needle and Sharps Kiosk Locations **FREE**

ONLY residentially generated needles and sharps are accepted at these locations.

For more information on proper needle and sharps disposal, including the locations of sharps disposal locations, click HERE for the sharps flyer.

 

Additional Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Services Provided by Other Agencies

Additional Hazardous Waste services are available to residents in the following cities.  Proof of residency is required for these services.

Agency Name
Phone Number
Website
City of Palm Desert
(760) 340-2113
City of Rancho Mirage
(800) 449-7587

 

Participating PaintCare locations accept oil based paint and other paint products. For a complete list of PaintCare accepted products, please visit the PaintCare website

Where can I take my waste?

Use the site locator tool below to find the location closest to you. If your waste type is not listed, go to the Waste Guide for additional information.

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