Hazardous Waste:

Hazardous Waste

Contra Costa Waste (RCTS) Does Not Accept Household Hazardous or Infectious Waste.

Hazardous Waste Handing:

Many products in your home contain hazardous material. It is ILLEGAL and UNSAFE to throw away household hazardous waste in your garbage container, on the ground, or down a storm drain.

If you live in East County, please contact Delta Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility at: 925.756.1990 or go to their website: www.ddsd.org


If you live in Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, or Martinez, please contact Central Contra Costa Household Hazardous Waste Facility at: 925.228.9500 or go to their website: www.centralsan.org


Examples of Household Hazardous Waste:

Antifreeze
Batteries
Carburetor Cleaner
Cosmetics
Drain Cleaners
Fluorescent Bulbs
Fungicides
Gasoline, Fuel Additives
Glues, Cement
Grease & Rust Solvent
Herbicides
Insecticides
Lighter Fluid
Oven Cleaners
Paint
Paint Thinner & Strippers
Polishes & Cleaners
Pool Chemicals
Transmission Oils
Used Oil
Used Oil Filters
Wood & Metal Cleaners