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Mission Statement

The San Bernardino County Fire Department Household Hazardous Waste Division is committed to providing safe and efficient hazardous waste management services. The ultimate objective is to protect health, natural resources and the environment. Staff is devoted to the provision of fast and friendly service to County residents and small businesses.

Turn in your mercury thermostat For HHW collection facilities locations in the county, call 1-800-OILY CAT. HHW offers residents free recycled latex paint, call 1-800-OILY CAT for details. Recycle unwanted household hazardous waste at a collection facility near you.

For HHW collection facilities locations in the county, call 1-800-OILY CAT.

HHW offers residents free recycled latex paint, call 1-800-OILY CAT for details.

Recycle your household hazardous waste at a collection facility near you.

 Upcoming Collections/Events  (MASKS ARE REQUIRED)
 
Date Collection/Event Location Cost
October 3rd, 2020
7am-11am
Needles Household Hazardous Waste Collection Needles City Yard
112 Robuffa St.
Needles, Ca.
 Free
October 9th, 2020
9am-2pm
 Highland Used Oil Filter Exchange Event                              San Bernardino Household Hazardous Waste Facility
2824 E. W St.
San Bernardino, Ca. 92415

(Oil Filter Vouchers must be redeemed by 2 PM
 at AutoZone, 27292 Base Line St, Highland, CA)
 Free
October 31st, 2020
8am-12pm
 Yucaipa Household Hazardous Waste Collection Yucaipa Equestrian Center
13273 California St.
Yucaipa, Ca.
 Free
November 7th, 2020
8am-12pm
Colton Used Oil Filter Exchange Event 
Rialto Household Hazardous Waste Facility
246 S. Willow Avenue
Rialto, Ca. 92376

(Oil Filter Vouchers must be redeemed by
12 PM at O’Reilly Auto Parts, at
1100 N Pepper Ave, Colton or
286 W Foothill Blvd, Rialto)
 Free
November 7th, 2020
8am-12pm
Helendale Household Hazardous Waste Collection Helendale Fire Station
27089 Helendale Rd.
Helendale, Ca. 92342
 Free
December 4th, 2020
9am-2pm
Loma Linda Used Oil Filter Exchange Event 
San Bernardino Household Hazardous Waste Facility
2824 E. W St.
San Bernardino, Ca. 92415

(Oil Filter Vouchers must be redeemed by 2 PM  
at AutoZone, 27292 Base Line St, Highland, CA)

 Free
O'Reilly

1100 N Pepper Ave.

Colton, CA

O'Reilly

1100 N Pepper Ave.

Colton, CA

O'Reilly

1100 N Pepper Ave.

Colton, CA

AutoZone

2052 West Redlands Blvd.

Redlands, CA. 92373


The San Bernardino County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program is the Nation’s first permanent HHW collection facility. San Bernardino County has 14 permanent HHW collection facilities and one ABOP collection facility. What we accept.   See brochure for more information on San Bernardino County HHW ProgramPara Español, haga clic aquí.


Temporary HHW collection events, oil filter exchange events, and public education events are provided throughout the year at various locations within San Bernardino County. The Central Facility, located in San Bernardino, includes a Materials Exchange/Reuse program where San Bernardino County residents are allowed to take up to 35 pounds a month of good useable household products and five 5-gallon buckets of recycled latex paint a month for free. Lastly, the central facility provides disposal services to San Bernardino County businesses that are eligible to use the Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) Program.

Find a HHW collection facility near you by visiting the HHW Collection Facilities page.
For a list of items that we do and don’t accept at our HHW facilities, click here. 
For frequently asked questions, visit our FAQs
For Business HHW Disposal Options, visit our CESQG program.  

Parents download HHW’s FREE coloring book featuring The Adventures of Oily Cat! 

Brochures

San Bernardino County Household Hazardous Waste Program Brochure
- English Download
- Spanish download 

Small Business Waste- CESQG Program Brochure 
- English Download
- Spanish Download 

Sharps/Needles Disposal Options Brochure 
- English Download
- Spanish Download 

Medications Disposal Brochure 
-English Download 

Used Oil Filter Recycling and Exchange Events Flyer and 
Event Card 
- English Download 

Certified Collection Centers
- To find Certified Collection Centers that only accept used oil and 
oil filters, go to : www.calrecycle.ca.gov/UsedOil
- English Download 

Paintcare Brochure( Visit Paintcare’s website for the nearest paint drop-off location) 
- English Download 
- Spanish Download 

 Sandbag List
- English Download

Children Oily Cat Coloring Book PDF
- English Download

San Bernardino County Material ReUse Store Brochure  
Visit our Material Reuse Store to pick up FREE PRODUCTS for your home!
English Brochure 

 


San Bernardino County Fire Department, Household Hazardous Waste Division
2824 East "W" Street, Bldg. 302 (San Bernardino International Airport)
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0799
Phone: 909. 382.5401
1.800.OILY.CAT (645.9228)

Fax: 909.382.5413



San Bernardino County Fire Department, Household Hazardous Waste Division
2824 East "W" Street, Bldg. 302 (San Bernardino International Airport)
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0799
Phone: 909. 382.5401
1.800.OILY.CAT (645.9228)
Fax: 909.382.5413
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