What is Household Hazardous Waste?

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) (PDF) is waste that is illegal to place in your trash can, such as:

  • Medication
  • Paints
  • Poisons
  • Sharps and syringes
  • Solvents and oils

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1. Who collects my garbage?
2. Why don't I have a recycle bin?
3. Can I get a green waste can?
4. Is One Big Bin good for the environment?
5. What happens to the garbage that isn't recycled?
6. How much does garbage service cost?
7. How do I get rid of old medications, sharps and syringes?
8. What is Household Hazardous Waste?
9. Where can I dispose of Household Hazardous Waste?
10. How do I properly transport Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)?
11. Where can I dispose of old batteries?
12. What is mandatory commercial recycling (AB 341) and what services are available?
13. What is mandatory commercial organics recycling (AB 1826) and what services are available?
14. What are the organic waste bin requirements (AB 827) for customers?