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What We Accept

Collection Facilities accept a wide variety of household generated hazardous wastes. These services are FREE for San Bernardino County residents only. Proof of residency may be requested.

Collection Facilities Will Accept Household Generated:

  • Motor Oil, Oil Filters
  • Auto & Household Batteries
  • Paints, Paint Products, Paint Thinner & Wood Preservatives
  • Cleaners, Gasoline, Antifreeze, Weed Killers
  • Pesticides & Fertilizers, Pool & Hobby Supplies
  • Auto & Furniture Polish, Chemical Drain Cleaners
  • Electronic Waste Collection available throughout San Bernardino County.
    Call 1.800.OILY.CAT for nearest location. View E-Waste flyer here.
  • Sharps/Needles in approved container (not accepted at all locations)
  • Outdated Medications, non-controlled substances, separate liquids & solids
  • Mercury Thermostats

Alternatives For Medication Disposal:


Disposal of Vaping Cartridges and Vaping Devices

E‐Cigarette & Vaping Devices Disposal Flyer


Collection Facilities Will Not Accept:

  • Business Wastes
  • Wastes from Non-Profit Organizations
  • Radioactives
  • Explosives
  • Medical Waste
  • Asbestos
  • Reactive Waste

Call 909.382.5401 or 1.800.OILY.CAT (1.800.645.9228) for disposal options.

Controlled Substances/Medication Disposal:

DEA's next Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 24, 2020 at 10AM

Walgreens Pharmacy

Facility workers

Before transporting household generated hazardous waste to a collection facility or ABOP facility, be sure that . . .

  • The amount of waste transported does not exceed 15 gallons or 125 pounds. Container volume must not exceed 5 gallons.
  • The containers are sound, not leaking, and sealed.
  • The waste is in its original container or is properly labeled as to its contents.
  • Wastes are placed securely in the vehicle for safe transport.
  • The contents of the container are the same as stated on the label. If not the same, cover up the label and write the name of its contents.
  • Place sharps/needles in approved container. It is illegal to transport in plastic milk jug, coffee can, plastic bag, bleach or soda bottle.
  • Call 909.382.5401 or 1.800.OILY.CAT (1.800.645.9228) for information on obtaining an approved container.
  • Place items in a cardboard box or secure container. Wrap glass bottles in cloth or newspaper so they do not break while transported.
  • Place the cardboard box in the trunk of your car or in the bed of your pickup truck. Keep items away from passengers.
  • Follow directions once you reach the collection site.
  • At the site, staff will unload the chemicals from your vehicle. You will be asked to stay inside your vehicle.

For non - San Bernardino County Residents, visit Earth 911, or call your local solid waste authority for information.

Phone Numbers for nearby Non-County and Fontana Residents:

Riverside County Residents

Los Angeles County Residents
1.888.CleanLA (253.2652)

Fontana Residents

For residents within the following city limits, contact:

City of Barstow

City of Fontana

City of Rancho Cucamonga

City of Redlands

City of Upland

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