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February 11, 2023
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

San Gabriel Valley Airport

4233 N. Santa Anita Ave.
El Monte, CA 91731
LA County household hazardous waste event map El Monte Airport
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Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Collection-El Monte

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Dispose of your motor oil, household paint, cleaners, pesticides, batteries, computers, cell phones and more at this LA County collection event.

The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events, operated by the Los Angeles County and Sanitation Districts, are FREE one-day, drive-through collection events where residents can drop off their HHW and electronic waste (e-waste). 

The events are scheduled in different areas throughout the County. They are free, open to all residents of LA County and are usually held on a Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No appointment is needed.

Please note that there is a limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of household hazardous waste per trip.

How to prepare for an HHW collection event:

  • Carefully secure items in your trunk/pick-up bed. Hazardous waste must be in your trunk/pick-up bed with no other items.
  • Waste should be in a sturdy box, preferably in their original containers. Be prepared to leave containers.
  • No explosives, ammunition, radioactive materials controlled substances, trash, tires, or large appliances (like refrigerators, stoves and washing machines).
  • Sharps disposal will require exiting your vehicle in a designated location to deposit them in a bin.
  • Open to Los Angeles County residents. No business waste accepted.
  • Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip.

What they will NOT accept:

  • Explosives
  • Ammunition
  • Radioactive materials
  • Trash
  • Tires
  • Business waste
  • White goods (stoves, refrigerators, etc.)
  • Controlled substances
  • Biohazardous waste (blood, urine, etc.)

For more information and a calendar of collection events, please visit the LA County Department of Public Works website at

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