El Dorado Hills Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
HHW Hotline (530) 295-4100
The HHW collection event scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2016 has been cancelled.
El Dorado County Environmental Management, with the help of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department, holds a FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection for all El Dorado County Residents.
Events are held every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Items accepted are the following: latex, water- and oil-based paints, used motor oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, solvents and paint removers, adhesives and sealants, pesticides and herbicides, photo processing chemicals, household cleaners, batteries (all types), pool chemicals, aerosol cans, fluorescent lights, mercury containing devices, home generated sharps, and most products labeled CAUTION, WARNING, DANGER, or POISON.
There are limits for the amounts of household hazardous waste you can legally transport. You may transport up to 20 gallons of used oil and latex paint. For all other wastes you may transport up to five gallons or fifty pounds per trip. Remember to place all items in the trunk and away from all passengers. Do not commingle any household hazardous waste products. Wastes should be in the original containers.
Wastes NOT accepted are the following: radioactive materials, infectious medical wastes, tires, explosives, PCBs, electronic wastes, appliances, and compressed gas cylinders (exception: propane tanks 10 gallons or less are allowed).
Locations may be closed due to inclement weather or a fire emergency. If you have any questions feel free to call El Dorado County Environmental Management at (530) 621-5300.