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Drop off HHW for freeMake a Free Drop-off Appointment
You can properly dispose of all household hazardous waste (HHW) for free at local HHW facilities.

Visit the Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste Program or call (408) 299-7300 to schedule a free drop-off appointment.

HHW includes:
  • Batteries
  • Paint
  • Fluorescent light bulbs 
  • Automotive fluids
  • Household cleaners
  • Pesticides
  • Mercury thermometers and thermostats
  • Propane tanks

Find a drop-off location for electronic waste (e-waste).

The Issue
These corrosive, flammable, or toxic 
materials can accumulate in your garage or yard and endanger you, your family, and the environment. Remember to never pour leftover materials down the sink, toilet, or storm drain.