Daly City – A household hazardous
waste collection is schedule for Saturday, August
8 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the main parking
lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, near the
intersection of Sullivan Avenue. Appointments
are required and available in 15-minute increments
throughout the morning and may be made online
or by calling the San Mateo County Environmental
Health reservation line at (650) 363-4718.
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
(tubes and compact fluorescent “twisty”
bulbs) and personal care products. Materials
that will NOT be accepted include electronic
waste (televisions, computers, cell phones),
asbestos, and explosives.
and expired pharmaceutical products should never
be flushed down the drain or deposited into
the garbage. Daly City residents can safely
discard unwanted medicines in a secure drop-off
box at the Daly City Police Department, Monday
through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and
on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Medical
sharps (syringes, lancets) are not permitted
in the bin. A separate secure bin for depositing
sharps is available at the Mike Nevin Health
Center, 380 90th Street, Daly City.
complete details about hazardous waste disposal
or call the Recycleworks Hotline at 1-888-442-2666.