Household Hazardous Waste and Mattress Collection Event

Household Hazardous Waste and Mattress Collection Event – One Day Only!
Saturday August 28, 2021, 8am to 1pm
Hilltop Church of Christ
3301 Morningside Drive, El Sobrante
Open to residents of El Cerrito, Richmond, San Pablo, Pinole, Hercules, and surrounding unincorporated communities of Bayview, East Richmond Heights, El Sobrante, Montalvin Manor, North Richmond, Rollingwood & Tara Hills.
**Bring proof of residency**
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, 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)
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 furniture
– No business waste, no trailers
– No explosives, ammunition, medical waste, pharmaceuticals, sharps or radioactive waste
– No appliances, including stoves, refrigerators, washers/dryers,
vacuums, toasters, coffee makers
– No TVs in consoles or TVs over 36″ (flatscreens are accepted)
– No hazardous construction debris (asbestos, pressure treated wood
waste, contaminated soil, etc)
– No electric vehicle batteries
Health Guidelines
Per Contra Cost County Health orders: Face coverings and masks are required for all vehicle passengers at all times. 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
A free event in partnership with the City of Richmond, Contra Costa County, RecycleMore, Republic Services, and West County Resource Recovery