Keep Household Hazardous Waste Out of the Dumpsters

As a resident of Laguna Woods, disposing of hazardous waste is simple, making it easy for all of us to be environmentally responsible. The following materials will be picked up at your home by Waste Management curbside by calling  800-449-7587.

  • Household Cleaners:
  • Ammonia
  • Drain cleaner
  • Floor stripper
  • Rust remover
  • Carpet/upholstery cleaner
  • Cleaning compounds
  • Tile/shower cleaner

 ✔ Golf Cart, Golf Car, and Vehicle Batteries

✔ Automotive Products:

  • Antifreeze
  • Brake fluid
  • Cleaner
  • Diesel fuel
  • Gasoline
  • Hydraulic fluid
  • Motor oil
  • Oil filters
  • Oily rags
  • Polish
  • Wax
  • Transmission fluid

✔ Miscellaneous Household Materials:

  • Batteries
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Hobby glue
  • Propane tanks/pressurized cylinders (five gallons or less)
  • Smoke detectors

✔ Flammable and Combustible Materials:

  • Kerosene
  • Solvent
  • Certain cleaners

✔ Fluorescent Tubes and Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)

✔ Garden Chemicals:

  • Fertilizer
  • Herbicide
  • Insect spray
  • Insecticides

✔ Mercury Containing Items:

  • Switches
  • Thermostats
  • Thermometers

✔ Paint Products:

  • Caulk
  • Artist’s paint
  • Stripper
  • Oil-based paint
  • Pesticides
  • Sealer
  • Spray paint
  • Stain
  • Latex paint
  • Thinner
  • Weed killer
  • Wood preservative

✔ Propane Tanks (five gallons or less)

Keep in mind Waste Management will NOT pickup:

Ammunition, appliances, asbestos , biological waste, explosives, liquid mercury, medication, tires, radioactive materials, roadside flares, or collections consisting of only sharps waste, motor oil, or oil filters.

For Battery Disposal, drop-off batteries at LAguna Woods City Hall, 24264 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA

Sharps Waste Disposal: Drop-off home generated sharps waste at Laguna Woods City Hall. You can call 949-639-0500 for more information.

Motor Oil and Oil Filter: Please call 1-800-CLEANUP (1-800-253-2687) and ask for the location of a certified collection center.

If you have questions about hazardous waste disposal not answered here, please call City Hall at 949-639-0500.


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