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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 Events
 
Date Event Location Cost
September 29th, 2018

Hours: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event - Wrightwood County Transportation/Flood Yard

1450 State Highway 2

Wrightwood, CA

Free
October 7th, 2018

Hours: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Loma Linda Electronic Waste Collection Event Loma Linda City Hall Parking Lot 

25541 Barton Rd.

Loma  Linda, CA 92354

Free
October 13th, 2018

Hours: 7:00am – 1:00pm

Colton Community Clean-Up

Gonzales Community Center 

670 Colton Ave.

Colton, CA 92324

Free
October 13th, 2018

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Highland Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event AutoZone

27292 Baseline Rd.

Highland, CA 92346

Free
October 27th, 2018

Hours: 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Discover Highland Night Highland Crossing 

Lowe's Parking Lot, 5th St/210Fwy

Highland, CA 92346

Free
November 3rd, 2018

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Colton Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event O’Reilly

1100 N. Pepper Ave.

Colton, CA 92324

Free
November 10th, 2018

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Twentynine Palms Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event AutoZone

6401 Adobe Rd.

Twentynine Palms, CA 92277

Free
December 2nd, 2018

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Redlands Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event AutoZone

1785 Lugonia Ave.

Redlands, CA 92374

Free

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. 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.

 


San Bernardino County Household Hazardous Waste Program Awards:

Waste facility worker
  • 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


Mike VanGese (12 years)
Emmanuel Bibat (11 years)
Carlos Sanchez (7 years)

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Staff Voted Awards

Tom Bergman - Chatty Cathy Award

Arnel Natividad - Employee of the Year

Joe Reyes - Fashionista Award

Mike VanGese - Loch Ness Award

Joe Navarrete - Opera Singer Award

Aaron Dycus - Smithsonian Award

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HHW Employee of the Year
Arnel Natividad


Exceptional Service Award

Olivia Carrera


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