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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
April 13, 2019

Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm


Yucaipa Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Yucaipa Equestrian Center

13273 California Street

Yucaipa, CA 

Free
April 13, 2019

Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm


Colton Clean-Up Day Colton Gonzalez Center
670 
Colton, Ca. 92324
Free
April 20, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 1:00pm


Colton Earth Day 290 East O Street  
Colton Ca. 92324
 
Free
April 27, 2019

Hours: 8:00am – 11:30am


Helendale Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Helendale Fire Station

27089 Helendale Rd.

Helendale, CA

Free
April 27, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Grand Terrace Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event AutoZone

22203 Barton Rd.

Grand Terrace, CA

Free
April 27, 2019

Hours: 10:00am – 12:00pm


Community Conservation Fest 26032 6th Street 
San Bernardino, Ca. 92410
 
Free
April 28, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 1:00pm

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

25541 Barton Road

Loma Linda, CA

Free
May 4th, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Adelanto Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event AutoZone

14289 US Hwy. 395

Adelanto, CA 

Free
June 8th, 2019

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Redlands Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event O'Reilly

515 Orange St

Redlands, 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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