Saturday, September 24, 2022 FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Mattress Collection Event (Richmond, CA) – ONE DAY ONLY! August 29, 2022 Email Saturday, September 24, 2022 8am – 1pm Galileo Club 371 S. 23rd Street, Richmond, CA DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE – Versión en Españo Open to residents* of El Cerrito, Richmond, San Pablo, Pinole, Hercules, and Unincorporated West Contra Costa County (El Sobrante, Bayview, East Richmond Heights, Montalvin Manor, North Richmond, Rollingwood & Tara Hills). *Bring proof of residency (such as a driver’s license) Accepted Items: Electronic waste with circuit boards (including microwaves, computers, TVs, and cell phones) Auto products (antifreeze, gasoline, batteries, used motor oil, and filters) Propane gas cylinders (1 lb. or 20 lb.), hazardous aerosols/cleaners/sprays, and poisons Paints, solvents, thinners, and adhesives Household batteries, fluorescent lights, mercury thermometers, and switches Garden products (pesticides and fertilizers) Pool and photo chemicals Mattresses and box springs (maximum of 3 items; no excessively wet or damaged mattress; no furniture) NOTE: State regulations limit the transportation of HHW to 15 gallons or 125 pounds per vehicle per visit. Individual containers are limited to a 5 gallon capacity. Prohibited Items: No garbage, no trash, no trailers, no scrap metal, no tires No furniture or air mattresses No business waste, no construction/demolition waste No explosives, ammunition, medical waste, pharmaceuticals, sharps, radioactive waste, gas tanks, or compressed gas cylinders No appliances (such as stoves, refrigerators, washers/dryers, vacuums, toasters, coffee makers, etc.) No TVs in consoles or TVs over 36″ (flat-screens are accepted) No hazardous construction debris (asbestos, pressure treated wood waste, contaminated soil, etc.) No electric vehicle batteries Participant Guidelines All participants must remain in the vehicle at all times. All materials must be placed in the trunk or in the rear most portion of the vehicle. Failure to follow these guidelines will result in refusal of service. Can’t make the event? Our permanent HHW Facility accepts HHW and mattresses all year round! Take your HHW to: 101 Pittsburg Ave, Richmond Wednesday through Saturday, 9am – 4pm Questions? Call 888-412-9277 Click here for more information. A FREE event in partnership with the City of Richmond, RecycleMore, Republic Services, and West County Resource Recovery.