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Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Facility - San Francisco - 501 Tunnel Ave.

Due to COVID-19, facilities, programs, and businesses may have modified operations or be temporarily closed – call first.

Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Facility

501 Tunnel Ave., San Francisco, California 94134
(415) 330-1405
Hours:

Th-Sa: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

For San Francisco residents only! Proof of SF residency required upon drop-off, such as a driver's license or utility bill showing a San Francisco address. Waste must be from your own home. This facility is funded through your garbage bill.

Item Notes Method Destination
Aerosol Can - Non-empty Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Antifreeze Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Asbestos The bag must be at least 6 millimeters thick at minimum (you can find thick bags ordouble up). Ducts and pipes must be no longer than 5 feet. If you can’t find bags that are large enough, double wrap the ducts and pipes with heavy duty plastic and duct tape. Each bag should weigh no more than 30 pounds. Write “Waste Asbestos” on each bag.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Batteries - Automotive or Boat Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Household - Non-rechargeable Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Household - Rechargeable (up to 5 lbs) Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Compressed Gas Cylinders - Refillable Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Compressed Gas Cylinders - Single-use/Non-working Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cooking Oil/Grease/Fats MAXIMUM OF 10 GALLONS PER DAY. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Fire Extinguishers Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Fuel Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Hazardous Materials & Wastes Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Helium Tanks - Non-empty Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Inks Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Lacquers/Stains/Varnishes Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Light Bulbs - Fluorescent Tubes Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Light Bulbs - LED Some LED light bulbs contain toxic metals other than mercury and must be kept out of any of your three bins.Proof of San Francisco residency required to use HHWCF
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Mercury Thermometers Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Mercury-Containing Items Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Motor Oil Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Needles & Syringes Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Oil Filters Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paint - Interior & Exterior - New/Unopened Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paint - Interior & Exterior - Non-empty Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Thermostats Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
X-Ray Film Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle

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