Proper Disposal Methods

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, maximum of 2)
  • Electronic waste (computer monitors and televisions)
  • Fluorescent 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

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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