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Household Hazardous Waste

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Permanent S.A.F.E. (Solvents, Automotives, Flammables & Electronics) Collection Center

1400 North Gaffey Street
San Pedro, CA  90731

Open:  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday ONLY

 Hazardous waste items
The following items may be disposed of at the Center:

  • Paints and Solvents
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Expired Medicine
  • Pool & Garden Chemicals
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Computer Equipment
  • Televisions
  • Cell Phones
  • Other Electronic Items

Facility operated by the City of Los Angeles
Partially funded by the County of Los Angeles

For more information please contact 1-800-98-TOXIC or www.larecycles.org or www.888cleanla.com

You may also properly dispose of household toxic products—at no cost—by bringing items to one of Los Angeles County’s Household Hazardous Waste Roundup events, conducted most weekends around LA County. For information call 1-888-CLEAN-LA (888-253-2652) or log on to www.888cleanLA.com.

Or utilize the Earth 911 recycling hotline to locate drop-off programs for hazardous and non-hazardous materials: 1-800-CLEANUP (800-253-2687) or www.earth911.org.


Battery Collection

You can drop off your household batteries at various RPV park sites in special battery collection containers located in park’s office.

Used-Oil Collection

You can have your used oil and oil filters collected curbside for FREE. Call EDCO to receive your used oil containers, and also schedule to have your used oil and oil filters collected.

E-Waste Collection

RPV residents can schedule e-waste pickup service for items such as televisions, computers, printers, etc. (please no other Household Hazardous Waste).This is in conjunction with EDCO's Bulky-Item Collection service which includes up to four FREE bulky-item or e-waste collections per year (up to four items each collection). In addition, EDCO holds a FREE e-waste collection event twice a year in the Spring and Fall. Detailed information will be posted under Events prior to the events. 


Paint may not be placed out for curbside collection or disposed of in a bin/container meant for solid waste. FREE paint recycling is available at drop-off sites throughout California. Most of these sites are at paint retailers (paint, hardware, and home improvement stores) that have volunteered to take back paint, and they are available to any resident and business in California. These stores accept paint whenever they are open for business. Below is a link where you can find a drop-off site near you and view hours and restrictions. 

>>Find a PaintCare drop-off location 


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