Curran, City Manager’s Office
Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Scheduled for July 29 in Daly City
Daly City – Residents looking for a safe
and environmentally responsible way to dispose
of household hazardous waste are encouraged to
make an appointment for a special collection in
Daly City on Saturday, July 29 from 8:30 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m. at the Mussel Rock Transfer Station.
The transfer station is located at the terminus
of Westline Drive near the 1300 block of Skyline
Drive and the Pacifica border. Appointments are
available in 15-minute increments throughout the
morning and may be made online at www.smhealth.org/hhw
or by calling the San Mateo County Environmental
Health reservation line at (650) 363-4305.
The service is FREE and available to all San Mateo
County residents. Typical household hazardous
waste items include paint, solvents, insecticides
and herbicides, antifreeze and other automotive
products, pool chemicals, fluorescent lights and
personal care products. Materials that will NOT
be accepted include electronic waste (televisions,
computers, cell phones), asbestos, pharmaceuticals
It is unlawful to dispose many types of common
household waste into landfill-bound residential
and commercial garbage receptacles. Materials
that are classified as hazardous include paint,
motor oil, mercury thermometers, and fluorescent
lights. Materials banned from California’s landfills
must be disposed of properly. The household hazardous
waste collection event at Mussel Rock on Saturday,
July 29 is the least expensive way for residents
to properly dispose of hazardous items.
concerned about hazardous waste should use the
least toxic products necessary for the intended
purpose and never buy more than needed. Store
chemicals in safe places away from children, pets,
and fire sources. Long-term storage of toxic chemicals
can be dangerous.