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Flares - Marine

Household Hazardous Waste

This item should never be put in a curbside bin. For more information visit our household hazardous waste page.

Residents should contact their Household Hazardous Waste Facility about marine flares (hand-held, aeriel, and smoke) & signal kit (explosives) collection events for recreational boaters. For military type, damaged, decayed, very old, or very large items contact the staff at your HHW Facility directly before bringing it in.

Alameda County Boaters! Did you know that flares are explosives and are hazardous if stored or disposed of improperly? Get rid of you expired flares for free at this one-day collection event on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 . Make an appointment for easy drop-off:  www.StopWaste.org/marineflares or call 800-606-6606. Open to recreational boaters residing in or berthing a boat in Alameda County. Flares from a commercial boat or organization not accepted.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Fremont Facility) 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Clean Harbors 1021 Berryessa Road San Jose Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up Commercial quantity
Safety Kleen (San Jose) 1147 N 10th Street San Jose Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
Safety Kleen Systems (Rohnert Park) 5750 Commerce Blvd Rohnert Park Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
Safety Kleen Systems (Sacramento) 6000 88th Street Sacramento Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
Stericycle (Hayward) 30542 San Antonio St Hayward Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
Stericycle (San Jose) 189 Stauffer Blvd San Jose Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
Veolia Environmental Services 1125 Hensley St Richmond Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up

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