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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
June 1st, 2019

Hours: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Rialto Community Garden Open House 539 N Acacia Ave

Rialto, CA. 92376

Behind Grace Lutheran Church

Free
June 8th, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Redlands Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event O'Reilly

515 Orange St

Redlands, CA

Free 
July 13th, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Hesperia Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event

AutoZone

15273 Bear Valley

Hesperia, CA

Free
September 7th, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Phelan Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event
AutoZone

4071 Phelan Rd.

Phelan, CA

Free
September 28th, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm


29 Palms Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event
AutoZone

6401 Adobe Rd.

29 Palms, CA

Free
October 12th, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm


Highland Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event
AutoZone

27292 Baseline Rd.

Highland, CA

Free
November 2nd, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm


Colton Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event
O'Reilly

1100 N Pepper Ave.

Colton, CA

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

(Perfect Attendance)


Mike VanGese (13 years)

 

 

Emmanuel Bibat (12 years)

 

Arnel Natividad (1 years)


 

Staff Voted Awards


Employee of the Year - Arnel Natividad

Tom Bergman - Tech Ninja

 

Aaron Dycus - Mr. Clean

 

Carlos Sanchez - Prankster

 

 

 

Staff Voted Awards


Joseph Reyes - Mr Best Lunch

Erica Acosta - Happy Morning Person

Mike VanGese - Mr Google

 
Clarence Parker - Peer Expectation Award - January

Carlos Sanchez - Peer Expectation Award - February 


 


 

Carlos Sanchez - Prankster

 

Mike VanGese - Mr. Google

 

Erica Acosta - Happy Morning Person

 

Joseph Reyes - Mr Best Lunch


 

Carlos Sanchez - Prankster

 

Mike VanGese - Mr. Google

 

Erica Acosta - Happy Morning Person

 

Joseph Reyes - Mr Best Lunch


 

2018 Oily Cat Drawing Contest Results



1st Place Winner & the NEW Oily Cat Mascot!


By Jesus Irizar


2nd Place  3rd Place 
   
 by Anika Garcia  by Brianna Martinez

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