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Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Post Date:07/28/2017 10:17 a.m.

HHW

Don’t throw hazardous waste items in your trash can–let the Riverside County Waste Management Department properly dispose of them for you. The City of Corona will be hosting a household hazardous waste recycling event on Saturday, October 14 and Sunday October 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the City Hall parking lot, 400 S. Vicentia Ave. This event is open to all City of Corona residents and Riverside County residents.

HHW collection events provide you the opportunity to properly dispose of HHW and Electronic Waste (E-Waste) and it’s FREE! Here are some important guidelines to follow:

  • You may bring up to fifteen (15) gallons of a hazardous liquid waste or a total of 125 pounds maximum per car, per trip. Multiple trips are allowed.
  • Keep original labels on containers. The container shall be marked, and secured to prevent leaks. Do not mix materials. Containers holding gasoline will not be returned.
  • Use a sturdy box to transport the HHW materials in the trunk of your car.
  • HHW includes: latex paints, pesticides, oils, solvents, cleansers, antifreeze, used oil and filters, aerosol cans, chlorine, BBQ propane tanks, household and automotive batteries, Sharps (Sharps must be in sealed hard plastic containers. No loose sharps.), fluorescent tubes and many other HHW items.
  • E-Waste includes: monitors, computers, televisions, and other electronic items.
  • The following will not be accepted: Business or Non-profit waste, explosives/ammunition, medical waste, waste in 55-gallon drums, radioactive materials, appliances and tires. 
 ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:  UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:
 
  • Used Oil and Filters
  • Latex/Oil-Based Paint
  • Fluorescent Tubes/Bulbs
  • Pesticides
  • Cleaners
  • BBQ & Camp Size Propane
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Auto/Household Batteries
  • Garden Chemicals
  • Pool Chlorine
  • TVs and Computers
  • Electronic Waste
  • Sharps
  • Unused medication (except controlled substances)
  • Government, Business, Non-Profit, or Out-of- County Hazardous Waste
  • Explosives or Ammunition
  • Controlled Substances
  • Infectious Waste (except Sharps)
  • Asbestos
  • Radioactive Material (except smoke detectors)
  • Remediation Material
  • Containers larger than 5 gallons or weighing more than 50 pounds
  • Appliances
  • Tires
  • Trash

 

This event will be canceled in the presence of rain and/or excessive winds.

For more information on acceptable items to bring, please call (800) 304-2226 or visit www.RCWaste.org/HHW.

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