Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Drop-off Centers

Four drop off centers in Sacramento County are able to handle Household Hazardous Waste from residents. Download our brochure for additional information.

NORTH: North Area Recovery Station's Household Hazardous Waste Facility 
Sacramento County operates an HHW collection center located at the County's Recovery Station for residents and businesses.   Businesses who qualify as a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) must make an appointment by calling (916) 876-9458 to bring hazardous waste materials and must pay fees for CESQG depending on material type.

Note: The City of Citrus Heights does not participate in the County HHW program but instead provides an HHW program for their residents.  As a result, Citrus Heights residents must use their City program.  

SOUTHEAST: Kiefer Landfill's Special Waste Facility accepts antifreeze, batteries, oils, paints (ABOP) and limited other wastes
Sacramento County operates an ABOP facility located at the County's Kiefer Landfill for residents.  Businesses who qualify as a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) must make an appointment by calling (916) 876-9458 to bring hazardous waste materials and must pay fees for CESQG depending on material type.

Note:  The City of Citrus Heights does not participate in the County HHW program but instead provides an HHW program for their residents.  As a result, Citrus Heights residents must use their City program. 

CENTRAL: Sacramento Recycling and Transfer Station (SRTS)
The City of Sacramento operates an HHW collection center at the Sacramento Recycling and Transfer Station (SRTS) for residents and businesses.  Businesses who qualify as a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) must make an appointment to bring hazardous waste materials and must pay fees depending on material type.  For more information about these programs, click on the link above. 

SOUTH: Elk Grove Special Waste Collection Center
The City of Elk Grove operates a Special Waste Collection Center at their Elk Grove Special Waste Collection Center Facility for residents and businesses.  Businesses who qualify as a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) must make an appointment to bring hazardous waste materials and must pay fees depending on material types.  They accept HHW, tires, sharps, and unused medications. A Reuse Room is onsite for household items including paint, cleaners, pool supplies, and clean wood. This facility also accepts recyclables.  For more information about this facility, click on the link above. 

PLACER COUNTY / ROSEVILLE:  The Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) accepts HHW for free from residents of western Placer County and the cities of Colfax, Auburn, Lincoln, Rocklin, Roseville, and Town of Loomis.  Residents of Unincorporated Sacramento County may also drop off HHW at the WPWMA's facility for free.  The WPWMA's HHW facility is open every day from 8 am - 5 pm (except major holidays).  Businesses qualifying as a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) must make an appointment and pay a fee.  For a complete list of acceptable items and information on free HHW curbside pickup programs for Placer County residents, click on the link above. 

 

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