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Posted on: August 8, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off


Clear your house of Hazardous Waste! FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Drop Off takes place every second and fourth Saturday of the month at the Public Works Services Yard (5050 Schaefer Ave.) from 8:00am to 1:00pm.

In partnership with San Bernardino County Fire Protection District, the City's Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program provides residents of Chino and San Bernardino County with a safe and convenient way to dispose common household chemicals FREE of charge.

During every visit, participants can dispose of up to 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous materials in containers no larger than 5 gallons. Business waste and sharps are not accepted.

Acceptable waste includes:

Electronic waste (TVs, printers, laptops, personal computers, etc.), household generated motor oil and oil filters, antifreeze and gasoline (Must be stored in a sealed container), automotive and household batteries, pesticides and fertilizers, paints, stains, varnishes, and paint thinners, chemical cleaners, liquid or solid medications (no controlled substances), pool maintenance chemicals, fluorescent bulbs and tubes, thermostats, mercury thermostats, mercury gauges, aerosol cans, and tires (with rim and no rim).

Unacceptable waste includes: 

Sharps (needles, syringes, and lancets), business generated waste, explosives, medical wastes, radioactive wastes, yard waste, refrigerators and air conditioning (AC) units, large appliances, furniture, reactives, and asbestos.

Visit the City's Household Hazardous Waste page for more information.

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