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West County HHW Collection Facility - Richmond - 101 Pittsburg Ave.

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

West County HHW Collection Facility

101 Pittsburg Ave., Richmond, California 94801
(888) 412-9277
Hours:

Wednesday-Saturday 9am-4pm (closed 12-12:30pm)

Accepts the materials listed below at no charge from residents of West County only (Crockett, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Hercules, Kensington, Montalvin Manor, North Richmond, Pinole, Port Costa, Richmond, Rodeo San Pablo, Tara Hills, Tormey and other unincorporated areas in West County). Proof of residency required, a driver's license is preferred, but will accept garbage or utility bill. Transportation Limits for Residents - 15 gallons or 125 pounds, Small Businesses - 27 gallons or 220 pounds. No containers larger than 5 gallons. Please call or visit their website for additional details on transportation limits and delivery requirements.

West County businesses generating less than 27 gallons or 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month may participate in the Very Small Quantity Generator Program (VSQG) at the West Contra Costa Permanent HHW Facility located in Richmond. Fees apply.  Fill out this form. Click here to learn additional information on requirements for program use, or call 1-888-412-9277.

See website for details for residents & businesses.

 

Item Notes Method Destination
Aerosol Can - Non-empty
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Antifreeze
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Batteries - Automotive or Boat
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Automotive or Boat
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Household - Non-rechargeable
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Household - Rechargeable (up to 5 lbs)
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cameras & Camcorders - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cell Phones - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Christmas Lights - Non-working Only accepts LED lights. Incandescent lights go in the trash.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Computer Accessories - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Computer Monitors - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Computers - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cooking Oil/Grease/Fats
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Copy Machines - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Electronics - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Fire Extinguishers
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Flares - Road
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Fuel Gasoline & diesel fuels; automotive fuel filters accepted.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Gaming Systems & Accessories - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Greeting Cards - Musical/Electronic Piece
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Hazardous Materials & Wastes
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Helium Tanks - Non-empty Pressurized gas cylinders 5 gallons and under only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Household Cleaners
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Ink Cartridges
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Inks
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Lacquers/Stains/Varnishes
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Light Bulbs - CFLs
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Light Bulbs - Fluorescent Tubes
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Light Bulbs - LED
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Mattresses & Box Springs Republic Services has teamed up with the Mattress Recycling Council’s Bye Bye Mattress Program to allow eligible residents to drop-off old unwanted mattresses, box springs or futons at no additional charge. Limit is 3 items per month. Access their schedule, list of eligible communities, guidelines, and items that are not accepted by going to: https://recyclemore.com/guide/mattresses-box-springs/
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Medications No controlled substances.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Mercury Thermometers
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Mercury-Containing Items
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Microwave - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Motor Oil
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Nail polish - Non-empty
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Needles & Syringes Accepted in approved sharps collection containers.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Oil Filters
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Paint - Interior & Exterior - Non-empty
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Printers/Faxes - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Propane Cylinders - 1 lb - Empty Single-use
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Propane Cylinders - 1 lb - Refillable
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Single-use Personal Care & Beauty Products - Used
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Television - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Thermostats
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Toner Cartridges
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Toys & Games - With Electronics - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
VCRs/CD/DVD Players - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Video Projectors - Non-working Accepts video projectors with circuit boards. All others go in the trash.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
X-Ray Film
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal

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