Hazardous Waste Around the Home

 

Batteries

Paint

Universal Wastes (including fluorescent lamps (CFLs)) - CalRecycle's Electronic Recycling Locator for locations to recycle near you.

Free Fluorescent Lamp Drop-off Locations for Residents in : Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Palo Alto, San Jose, Saratoga, Sunnyvale, and Santa Clara

Note: All Home Depot and IKEA stores will take back and recycle your CFLs free of charge (the picture on the right was taken at an IKEA store).

Used Motor Oil - CalRecycle's Used Motor Oil Recycling Program locator of recycling centers in your neighborhood.

DTSC's Take It-Back Program - Dept. of Toxic Substances Control has a convenient way to recycle batteries and lamps for businesses and individuals.

Medical Waste
- Find information on CIWMB's website on how to properly dispose of
many types of medical waste in your homes, including pharmaceuticals
and other personal care products such as medical sharps and mercury
thermometers.

 

 

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