Collection drop off times are 9:00am to 2:00pm at both the permanent facility and during designated mobile events. You can also make an appointment at 441-2005. See mobile event information here:

What you CAN bring per trip:

  • Adhesives
  • Aerosols
  • Automotive Fluids
  • Cleaning Products
  • Compact Fluorescent Bulbs - up to 10
  • HID bulbs - up to 3, additional: $2.50/bulb
  • Fluorescent Tubes (all sizes including 8ft) - up to 10
  • Household Batteries
  • Liquid Paint (dried paint can be thrown away. Please remove lid when doing so). Up to 15 gallons by container size, additional: $5/gallon by container size
  • Solvents
  • Insecticides
  • Propane Tanks (1qt or smaller) - limit of 3, additonal: $5/tank or call Sequoia Gas
  • Medical Sharps (packaged in pre-purchased red biohazard containers)
  • Used & Contaminated Oil
  • Auto Batteries
  • Light Ballasts
  • Products labeled: Caution, Warning, Danger, Poison, or Flammable

Do NOT bring:

  • Explosives
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Biological Hazards (excluding medication & medical sharps)
  • Ammunition
  • Propane tanks larger than 1 qt
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • More than the per item material limit

Limits & Fees:

  • Limit of 15-gallon (by container size) or 125 lbs per trip (Transportation law prohibits you from transporting more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste). 5 gallons is measured by the size of the container and not by the liquid amount. Fees apply to this measurement as well.
  • Up to 10 fluorescents

Fee for Households: $5.00 for up to 15 gallons or 125 lbs (combined total) per residential trip*

* Additional fees apply for excess amounts. City of Fortuna, City of Trinidad and tribal area residents pay full cost per item (typically $5/gallon, $7/lb)