Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event

Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event

The Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program is hosting a one-stop recycling event.  For the convenience of San Leandro residents, this event will be held at the City of San Leandro Public Works Service Center.

The Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program is hosting a one-stop recycling event onsite to provide safe, legal, environmentally sound collection and disposal services for residential household hazardous waste (HHW) and e-waste.  For the convenience of San Leandro residents, this event will be held at the City of San Leandro Public Works Service Center. 

Pre-registration is required for this event.  For more information, and to register, go to www.StopWaste.org/OneDayEvent or call (800)606-6606.

WHEN:    Sunday, May 3, 2020             
TIME:       9am to 1pm
WHERE: City of San Leandro
Public Works Service Center
14200 Chapman Rd, San Leandro
(off Washington Ave, north of Floresta Blvd)

Event Requirements

HHW Guidelines

  • Do not transport in excess of 125 pounds (or 15 gallons) per car of household hazardous waste
  • Containers should be less than 5 gallons in size
  • Place boxes in car trunk and remove all other items.  Staff will ask that you remain in your vehicle while they remove the materials from your trunk.
  • Complete the Waste Delivery Form and bring it with you
 What's OK to bring
Electronics Televisions, Computers, Telephones, Stereo Equipment, Microwaves, Thermostats, Ballasts, Digital Clocks, MP3 Players, Digital Cameras, Cathode Ray Tubes
Paint Stain, Shellac, Solvents, Thinners, Additives, Oil Paint, Latex Paint
Auto Motor Oil, Fuel, Waxes, Batteries, Additives, Oil Filters, Antifreeze
Garden Sprays, Fertilizers, Ant Traps, Pesticides, Herbicides, Rat Poison, Gopher Bait
Adhesives Putty, Caulk, Epoxy, Mortar, Stucco, Uncured Cement Powder, Wood Glue
Miscellaneous Fluorescent Bulbs, Household Batteries, Needles & Other Sharps, Medication, Acids & Caustics, Bleach & Cleaners, Photo Chemicals, Pool Chemical, Propane


Packaging Guidelines

  • Needles and sharps must be packaged in FDA-approved sharps containers that are made with puncture and leak-resistant plastic.
  • Pills should be poured out into Ziploc bags.  Liquids and creams may be left in their original container.  Be sure to secure caps/lids, and black out any personal information.