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About HHW



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 Events
 
Date Event Location Cost
October 12th, 2019

Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Colton Community Clean-Up

Gonzales Community Center
670 Colton Avenue
Colton, CA 92324

Free 
October 12th, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm


Highland Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event

AutoZone

27292 Baseline Rd.

Highland, CA

Free
October 26th, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Phelan Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event CR&R Yard

9828 Buckwheat Rd.

Phelan, CA 92371

Free
November 2nd, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm


Colton Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event
O'Reilly

1100 N Pepper Ave.

Colton, CA

Free
December 1st, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm


Loma Linda Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event
AutoZone

2052 West Redlands Blvd.

Redlands, CA. 92373

Free
December 14th, 2019

Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Trona Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event County Fire Station

83732 Trona Rd.

Trona, CA 93562

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


Waste facility worker

 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 three ABOP collection facilities. What we accept.   See brochure


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.

FAQs

 


San Bernardino County Household Hazardous Waste Program Awards:

Waste facility worker
  • 2019 NAHMMA, Program of Excellence
  • 2012-2015 Call 2 Recycle, Leader in Sustainability Award
  • 2007 NAHMMA, Hometown Hero
  • 2006 Cal/EPA, Continuing Excellence "Used Oil Collection Program"
  • 2006 Cal/EPA, Outstanding Rural Program
  • 2004 National Association of Counties (NACO) Best of Category Award
    Household Hazardous Waste Program Latex Paint Project
  • Togetherness Award 2001
  • Cal-EPA Personnel Service Award 2000
  • NAHMMA Personnel Service Award 2000
  • Cal-EPA Award - Picric Acid 1998
  • NAHMMA/SWANA Program Excellence Award 1997


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


Employee Awards

  


Health and Wellness Award Winners

(Perfect Attendance)


Mike VanGese (13 years)

Emmanuel Bibat (12 years)

Arnel Natividad (1 years)


Staff Voted Awards


 

Employee of the Year - Arnel Natividad

 
   
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