West County HHW Collection Facility

    101 Pittsburg Ave.
    Richmond, CA 94801
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    (888) 412-9277

    Drop-off: West County Residents: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturdays 9am-4pm (closed 12-12:30pm) , Businesses: By Appointment Only

    Fees: For qualified small businesses - Call or visit their website for more details.

    Territory: West County residents and qualified small businesses only.

    General Info: 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, such as utility bill or driver's license.

    Transportation Limits: 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.

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

    Website: http://www.recyclemore.com/content/local-hazardous-waste-collection-facility
    Please watch our new HHW video: http://youtu.be/rCc3SRraeFg

    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 (6 ml bag or triple bagged - 30 lb limit per bag - no longer or wider than 27")
    • 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
    • Fuel
    • Gasoline
    • Glues
    • Hair Spray
    • Hazardous Materials & Wastes
    • Herbicides
    • Household Hazardous Wastes
    • Kerosene / Fuel
    • Lighter Fluid
    • Medications / Pharmaceuticals (Call first for details.)
    • Mercury
    • Motor Oil
    • Nail Polish Remover
    • Needles / Sharps (Call for free sharps container.)
    • Oil Filters
    • Oils - Engine/Motor
    • Oven Cleaners
    • Paint Thinners
    • Paint: Acrylic
    • Paint: Latex
    • Paint: Lead
    • Paint: Oil Based
    • Paint: Spray
    • Pesticides
    • Photo Chemicals
    • Poisons
    • Polishes
    • Pool Chemicals
    • Propane Gas Cans: Single Use (5 gallons or less only)
    • Propane Gas Tanks: Refillable (5 gallons or less only)
    • Solvents
    • Spray Cans
    • Thermometers: Mercury (Exchange for a free digital thermometer.)
    • Thinners
    • Waxes
    • Window Cleaner
    Metal
    This vendor handles:
    • Helium Tanks: Empty
    • Lead
    Organics
    This vendor handles:
    • Grease / Cooking Oils
    Reuse
    This vendor handles:
    • Computer Peripherals - Reuse (Visit their website for minimum requirements.)
    • Computers - Reuse (Visit their website for minimum requirements.)
    • Paint: Give-A-Way Program
    Special Materials
    This vendor handles:
    • Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) / Monitors
    • Computer Monitors: Non-working
    • Televisions: Non-working 


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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