Household Hazardous Waste: What to Know

Toxic Materials

Toxic materials must be disposed of at one of the Household Hazardous Waste Facilities. HHW accepted the following materials: 
Acids Aerosol cans
Antifreeze Automotive products
Brake/transmission fluid Car batteries (lead acid/car, 6 volt or more, max of 2)
Electronic waste (computer monitors and televisions Florescent lamps/tubes
Gasoline and other flammables Herbicides
Household batteries Household cleaners
Mercury thermometers Most products labeled DANGER, CAUTION, WARNING, FLAMMABLE or POISON
Paint thinners Paints: oil-based or latex
Pesticides Poisons
Pool chemicals Propane cylinders
Sharps (needles,lancets) Solvents
Used Motor Oil Used Oil Filters
Please note that accepted materials may change depending on the jurisdiction. Check with your local agencies for updates. 
Where can I drop off my hazardous material?

Sacramento Recycling and Transfer Station

Located at 8491 Fruitridge Rd

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday thru Thursday
8:00am – 5:00pm
Residents may only bring in ABOP items (Antifreeze, Batteries, Used Motor Oil and Filters, and Latex Paint).

Friday and Saturday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Residents can bring ABOP and all other household hazardous waste materials.

For more information, directions, and fees, please call 916-379-0500.
North Area Recovery Station  Household Hazardous Waste Facility
Located at 4450 Roseville Rd

Hours of Operation
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

(Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day)

For more information contact visit or call County Customer Service at 916-875-5555
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