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What Is Household Hazardous Waste?

What Is Household Hazardous Waste?

Did you know that batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, cleaning projects and household electronics can pose a serious risk to you and your family if not disposed of properly? Following is a list of household hazardous waste (HHW) items that can be found in your home that should never be poured down the your drains, storm drains, and placed on the ground or in the trash.

household hazardous waste      
  • Cleaning products
  • Lawn & garden products
  • Workshop/paint supplies
  • Common batteries
  • Compact fluorescent tubes
  • Mercury thermostats or thermometers
  • Automotive products
  • Indoor pesticides 


    * Consumer electronic devices include but are not limited to computer monitors,
    DVD players, microwaves, televisions, CD players, and digital phones.
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    How Do I Dispose Of
    Household Hazardous Waste?

    Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facilities— Anaheim residents can properly dispose of household hazardous waste at the

  • County of Orange Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
    1071 North Blue Gum Street
    Anaheim, CA 92806

    Make sure to stop by the Material Exchange Program, Stop & Swap, at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility Please see below for more information.

    Consumer electronic devices can be collected curbside from your home by scheduling a bulky item pick-up. The program allows Anaheim residents to dispose of up to 20 large items such as furniture, appliances and consumer electronic waste without additional charge three (3) times per year.

    For more information or to schedule a bulky item pick-up, please contact Republic Services at (714) 238-2444

    or place an Online Residential Service Request at www.anaheimdisposal.net.


    Material Exchange Program
    Stop & Swap Centers

    The Material Exchange Program, also know as Stop & Swap, allows you to drop off household, yard and car maintenance products that you no longer need and pick-up other products you can use at home for FREE. Typical products that are exchanged include paint, automotive supplies, pesticides, weed killers, cleaning products, and much more. The Stop & Swap is located at your local Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center.

    household hazardous waste

    For additional information regarding hazardous waste disposal
    and the Materials Exchange Program, please contact
    (714) 834-6752 or visit www.oclandfills.com.