LIMITED HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM

    

Participating Jurisdictions: Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, and Malibu

Questions and Answers
Program Highlights
Recycling Locations
What is a hazardous waste product?
How to dispose of other hazardous waste items
How to reduce your household hazardous wastes at home
Safer substitutes for some common household products

 

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

WHO CAN COME? The Roundup is open to all residents of Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, and Malibu.
WHAT TO BRING: Motor oil, oil filters, anti-freeze, latex paint, car batteries.
Waste from businesses will NOT be accepted.
WHAT NOT TO BRING: Oil-based paint, stains, pool and garden chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers, unused pharmaceuticals, mercury thermometers, fluorescent light bulbs, batteries, cleaning products
(Click HERE for events that will accept these products)
HOW TO PREPARE: In general the limit is 15 gallons or 125 pounds per
vehicle.  Do not mix products together.

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

Collect used oil, oil filters, anti-freeze, latex paint, and car batteries for FREE.  Maximum amount accepted is 15 gallons or 125 pounds total.
You must take your empty containers back with you.
Do not bring waste from business
Do not bring explosives, ammunition or radioactive materials!!
Keep waste in original containers.  Make sure they are not leaking.
Do not mix products together!
Collection will be cancelled in the event of rain.

 

RECYCLING LOCATIONS: 10AM- 2PM

CITY LOCATION PHONE DAY
Agoura Hills City Hall
30001 Ladyface Ct.
818-597-7300 1st Saturday of the following months:
January, March, May, July, September, November
Calabasas City Hall
100 Civic Center Way
818-224-1600 2nd Saturday of the following months:
January, March, May, July, September, November
Malibu City Hall
23825 Stuart Ranch Road
310-456-2489 3rd Saturday of the following months:
February, April, June, August, October, December

 

WHAT IS A HAZARDOUS WASTE PRODUCT?
A product that exhibits one or more of the following characteristics:

CORROSIVE Substance or vapor that can cause irreversible damage to the skin or other material.
FLAMMABLE Substance that will easily ignite at almost any temperature.
REACTIVE Substance that gives off toxic vapors or explodes when combined with air, water, or another product.
Substance that may poison, injure or cause death when eaten, inhaled or absorbed through the skin.
TOXIC Substance that may poison, injure or cause death when eaten, inhaled or absorbed through the skin

 

HOW TO DISPOSE OF OTHER HAZARDOUS WASTE ITEMS

OIL-BASED PAINT, SOLVENTS, AND POOL & GARDEN CHEMICALS S.A.F.E. Centers (Permanent Collection Centers). These centers are open to residents of Los Angeles County.  To see a schedule and a complete list of acceptable items, click here.
COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHTS (CFL)

Home Depot offers free CFL recycling in all U.S. Stores. The closest locations to Calabasas are:

22855 Victory Blvd             6345 Variel Ave
West Hills, CA 91307          Woodland Hills, CA
91367
(818) 887-7083                 (818) 716-9141

USED OIL & OIL FILTERS

Mercedes-Benz of Calabasas is a Certified Collection Center. They accept used motor oil and oil filters during regular hours.

http://www.calabasasmbz.net/index.htm

PHARMACEUTICAL

No Drugs Down the Drain. Do not flush unused, unwanted, and expired medications down the toilet or put them in drains. The following locations accept pharmaceutical waste:
S.A.F.E Centers
Thousand Oaks Police Station: 2101 E. Olsen Rd. Thousand Oaks, CA 91360. Open   Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm.
For a complete list of locations, click here. 

MEDICAL SHARPS The proper way to dispose of sharps waste is to use only State-approved sharps containers. Check availability at designated distribution sites or ask your pharmacist or doctor about them. For a list of distribution and drop-off sites, click here.
WATER-BASED PAINT California residents and businesses can now recycle leftover paint for free at local retail stores. For program details and locations, visit www.paintcare.org or call 855-724-6809.
TIRES

Calabasas Landfill: 5300 Lost Hills Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Simi Valley Landfill: 2801 Madera Rd, Simi Valley, CA 93065
Contact landfills for gate fees.

GASOLINE County of Los Angeles accepts gasoline at their Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Collection. Click here for more information.

 

HOW TO REDUCE YOUR HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTES AT HOME

PURCHASE only what you need.  Natural food stores in your area may carry safer environmental friendly alternatives to commonly used hazardous products.
USE only as directed and do not mix chemicals together.
DON’T smell products to identify them.
STORE in original containers in a cool dry place.
DISPOSE of HHW where it was purchased or at a local round-up.
Call 888-CLEANLA (888-253-2652) or check out www.ladpw.org/epd/hhw/schedule.cfm for schedule of round-ups.

 

SAFER SUBSTITUTES FOR SOME COMMON HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS

For a number of safer substitutes for household products ranging from kitchen cleaners, pest repellants, garden care, to beauty products and automotive care, check out: http://ladpw.org/epd/hhw/alternative_recipes.pdf.

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