Regional Permanent & Temporary 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.  Facilities are closed on designated holidays.

Regional Antifreeze, Battery, Oil (and Filter) and PaintCare Collection Facilities **FREE**

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. Facilities are closed on designated holidays.


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:

Needle & 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 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
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 you waste type is not listed, go to the Waste Guide for additional information.

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HHW Files

Safe Sharps & Medication Disposal (English | Spanish)
2023 HHW Schedule (Residents Only) (English | Spanish)
Drop & Shop Flyer (English | Spanish)
Biohazard Labels (English)