In light of the COVID-19 situation, RCDWR is taking precautions in our department to keep employees healthy and help prevent illness in our workplace and the community. We are monitoring the impacts of the situation and will adjust accordingly. If changes are made, we will post notifications on the RCDWR home page and via social media.
Although the situation could change as new information is obtained, at this time, the following RCDWR activities remain active, following all safety and health guidelines:
Among precautionary measures at this time:
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.
ABOP and PaintCare facilities only accept 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. These facilities are not permitted to collect other types of HHW.
Riverside County operates the following locations:
Please call the phone numbers listed on the flyer to verify operating hours.
Burrtec operates the following locations:
CR&R operates the following locations:
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 Hazardous Waste services are available to residents in the following cities. Proof of residency is required for these services.
Participating PaintCare locations accept oil based paint and other paint products. For a complete list of PaintCare accepted products, please visit the PaintCare website.
Use the site locator tool below to find the location closest to you. If you waste type is not listed, go to the Waste Guide for additional information.
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