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Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Saturday, December 9


San Mateo County residents can make an appointment to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) for free at a special collection event in Daly City on Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m.

To participate, you must schedule an appointment at San Mateo County’s HHW Program: or by calling (650) 363-4718, select option 3. The event location will be disclosed once your appointment has been confirmed. No commercial waste is allowed. Residents are asked to turn off their engine and stay in their vehicle while waste is being removed.

Accepted items include cleaning products, fertilizers, pesticides, flammable liquids, fluorescent lights (compact and tubes), paint, acids/bases, aerosol cans, automotive supplies (car batteries, motor oil, oil filters, antifreeze, brake fluid), inks, and photo chemicals. All waste collected is reused, recycled, or stabilized for proper disposal to achieve zero waste and prevent any items from going to the landfill an d contaminating our water and soil. No radioactive, explosive, or medical waste.