Sacramento County residents can bring Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), such as acids, automotive fluids, household and auto batteries, cooking oil, fluorescent lamps and tubes, gasoline and other flammable materials, home generated needles and syringes, household cleaners, paints, solvents and other universal waste to the North Area Recovery Station free of charge.
Businesses: See this page for more information.
Procedures for packaging and transporting HHW to facility
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Acceptable & Unacceptable Materials at the NARS HHW Facility
Acceptable MaterialsThere is a 15-gallon or 125 lbs. limit on the below acceptable items, with the exception of car batteries.