Trash & Recycling

Household Hazardous Waste

Assorted household chemicals including paint, pesticides, and cleanersMany common products that we use in our daily lives contain potentially hazardous ingredients and require special care during disposal. It is illegal to dispose of hazardous waste in the trash, down storm drains, or onto the ground.

Did You Know?
Americans generate 1.6 million tons of household hazardous waste per year. The average home can accumulate as much as 100 pounds in the basement, garage and storage closets. When improperly disposed of, household hazardous waste can create a potential risk to people and the environment.

Riverside County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Residents may dispose of household hazardous waste every non-holiday Saturday from 9 am-2 pm at the Agua Mansa Permanent HHW Facility, located at 1780 Agua Mansa Road, Riverside, 92509. For more information about the location of Riverside County HHW facilities, please CLICK HERE.

Liquid hazardous waste loads may not exceed fifteen gallons, with a total weight limit of 125 pounds per load. Residents may make multiple trips. For more information, please visit the Riverside County HHW Website.

Some items that require special disposal can be found below:

HHW Facility Accepted Items HHW Facility Non-Accepted Items
  • Medical or Infectious Waste
  • Explosives
  • Hazardous Waste from commercial businesses or non-profit organizations
  • Radioactive Materials

If you have any questions, call the HHW facility at (800) 304-2226.

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