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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
POSTPONED
April 4th, 2020

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Yucca Valley Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event AutoZone

56505 29 Palms Hwy.

Yucca Valley, CA.

Free
POSTPONED
April 11th, 2020

Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Yucaipa Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Yucaipa Equestrian Center

13273 California St.

Yucaipa, CA.

Free
POSTPONED
April 25th, 2020

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Grand Terrace Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event AutoZone

22203 Barton Rd.

Grand Terrace, CA.

Free
POSTPONED
May 2nd, 2020

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Adelanto Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event AutoZone

14289 US Hwy. 395

Victorville, CA.

Free
June 6th, 2020

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm 

Redlands Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event AutoZone

745 E. Citrus Ave.

Redlands, 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


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 for more information on San Bernardino County HHW Program


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 (14 years)

Emmanuel Bibat (13 years)

Carlos Sanchez (8 years)

Arnel Natividad (3 years)

Jose Rodriguez (1 year)

Maribel Luna (1 year)

Sherry Knight (1 year)

 

Staff Voted Awards


Employee of the Year - Eric Martinez

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