Hazardous waste generated by businesses are not eligible for the free Residential Hazardous Waste Collection events. Find a licensed hazardous waste hauler in our listing of permitted companies below or your company may qualify for the Small Quantity Generator Collection program available to all Los Angeles County businesses.

Companies Licensed to Handle Hazardous Wastes in the City of Torrance

Alpert & Alpert Iron/Metal
1815 S Soto St, Los Angeles | (323) 265-4040

Asbury Environmental Services 
1300 S Santa Fe Ave, Compton | (310) 886-3400

Haulaway Storage Containers
11392 Western Ave, Stanton | (714) 826-9040

Ideal Metal & Salvage Co
18700 S Broadway, Gardena | (310) 324-1191

JJK Rolloff
1617 W Sepulveda Blvd, Unit: 3, Torrance | (310) 539-2382

TIMCO Standard Metals
2032 E 220TH St, Long Beach | (951) 727-3163

All information is subject to change. The above listing is not an endorsement of the city.

Small Quantity Generator Program

If your business is located in the County of Los Angeles and generates less than 220 pounds or 27 gallons of hazardous waste (e.g., paints, solvents, aerosol cans, photographic chemicals or asbestos) per month, you may be eligible for the CESQG Collection Program:

City of Los Angeles Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) Collection Program

This program provides generators of small or periodic amount of hazardous waste with:

  • Competitive pricing as compared with private hazardous waste transporters;
  • Exemption from hazardous waste manifest filing and document fees; and
  • Reduction in State and Federal taxes on hazardous waste disposal.

Participation is by appointment only. For more information or to register for the program, please call the City of Los Angeles at (800) 98-TOXIC / (800) 988-6942 or (213) 473-8277. In addition, you can also visit L.A. City’s Sanitation Department’s page for information on CESQG. A disposal fee will be charged based on the type and amount of waste.