Contra Costa County Household Hazardous Waste Program

    Please Call: (800) 750-4096

    General Info: Must be a resident or qualified small business in specified portion of County to use these facilities (e.g. must be resident or qualified small business in West County to use West County Facility). Please call facility for details on transportation limits and delivery requirements.

    Three dropoff locations in Contra Costa County:

    West County Facility
    101 Pittsburg Ave., Richmond
    (888) 412-9277

    Central County Facility
    4797 Imhoff Place, Martinez
    (800) 646-1431

    East County Facility
    2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Highway, Antioch
    (925) 756-1990

    Hours: Call for dates & hours

    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    Glass
    This vendor handles:

  • Chemical Bottles
  • Hazardous Material
    This vendor handles:

  • Acetone
  • Acids & Caustics
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Antifreeze / Propylene Glycol
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries: Auto / Lead Acid
  • Batteries: Buttons (Hearing Aid)
  • Batteries: Household (Flashlight)
  • Batteries: Ni-Cad, Ni-MH, Li-ion
  • Batteries: Rechargeable
  • Bleach & Cleaners
  • Chemicals
  • Cleansers
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Fertilizers
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Flares
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs - Compact
  • Fluorescent Lighting Ballasts
  • Fluorescent Tubes / Lamps
  • Gasoline
  • Glues
  • Hazardous Materials & Wastes
  • Herbicides
  • Household Hazardous Wastes
  • Kerosene / Fuel
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Mercury
  • Motor Oil
  • Oil Filters
  • Oils - Engine/Motor
  • Oven Cleaners
  • Paint Thinners
  • Paint: Acrylic
  • Paint: Latex
  • Paint: Lead
  • Paint: Oil Based
  • Paint: Spray
  • Pesticides
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Polishes
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Propane Gas Cans: Single Use
  • Propane Gas Tanks: Refillable
  • Solvents
  • Spray Cans
  • Thermometers: Mercury
  • Thinners
  • Waxes
  • Window Cleaner
  • Metal
    This vendor handles:

  • Helium Tanks: Empty
  • Lead
  • Reuse
    This vendor handles:

  • Paint: Give-A-Way Program


Didn't find what you were looking for?  Try searching Alameda County's Recycling & Reuse Options.

If it is not recyclable, please assure that you dispose of material properly through your garbage collection company or a permitted Transfer Station or Landfill.  To report illegal dumping, call 1-800-NO-DUMPING.

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County Recycling Hotline: 1 (800) 750-4096 -or- cccrecycle@yahoo.com

Contra Costa County Community Development Department
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