Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste Safely, Conveniently and for Free!
Check your house, garage, and yard for common household products (such as cleaners, paints, car products, and pesticides) that may be hazardous to your children, your pets, or the environment.
Words such as danger, warning, caution, poisonous, and flammable on the labels can mean a product is toxic. Label the toxic products you find as a reminder to use them up and dispose of them safely.
When & Where
Do not put such materials in garbage cans or storm drains. Drop them off at an Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste facility in Hayward. Alameda County residents should bring proof of residency when visiting a county household hazardous waste site.
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste facility in Hayward Location:
Address: 2091 W Winton Ave, Hayward, CA 94545
*Holiday Closure Schedule
Wed July 4th, Thanksgiving Week-Wed Nov 21st through Sat
Nov 24th & Christmas Week - Wed Dec 26th through Sat Dec
What You Can Drop Off
Propane <=5gal cyl.
Acids & Caustics
Bleach & Cleaners
Items That Need Special Handling
SHARPS: We accept sharps packaged in approved sharps containers.
DRUGS*: We accept old, expired, or unneeded prescription and Non-prescription drugs.
*Due to legal restrictions we CANNOT ACCEPT CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES Email HHW@acgov.org or call for details
WHAT'S NOT OK
Most Compressed Gases (Propane in <5 gal cylinders ok)
Appliances, Refrigerators, Washers Dryers,
For Asbestos, Railroad Ties or Treated Wood call Altamont Landfill (925) 455-7300
WHO CAN'T COME
Businesses, Apartment & Condominium Managers, Clubs, Non Profit Organizations, For Hire Haulers, Contractors, Painters.
Call (510) 670-6460 and ask about our low cost Small Business Program and Free Residential Rental property owner program