HAZARDOUS MATERIALS COLLECTION CENTERS
S.A.F.E COLLECTION CENTER
Operated by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Sanitation
1400 N. Gaffey Street
San Pedro, CA 90021
Hours of Operation: Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free Hazardous Materials and Electronic Waste Collection and Recycling for all L.A. County Residents
(No commercial drop-offs accepted)
THEY ACCEPT: paint and solvents; used motor oil and filters, anti-freeze, and other automotive fluids; cleaning products; pool and garden chemicals; aerosol cans; all medicine; auto batteries; household batteries.
THEY ALSO ACCEPT: computers, monitors, printers, network equipment, cables, telephones, televisions, video games, cell phones, radios, stereos, VCR's, and electronic toys.
THEY NO NOT ACCEPT: business waste, ammunition, explosives, radioactive material, biological waste or tires. Bulky items: furniture, refrigerators, washing machines/dryers, microwave or conventional ovens, paper, computer software.
TRANSPORTATION LIMIT FOR CHEMICAL RELATED ITEMS:
It is against the law to transport more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste to collection sites. Please pack your waste properly to prevent tipping or spilling of the waste during transportation.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY RESOURCES
Additionally, the County of Los Angeles Public Works Department operates a once a month hazardous waste round up at different locations in the county. Click HERE for a link to their web site and HERE for the page showing dates and locations for the next hazardous waste round up.