HHW & E-Waste Collection! May 26, 2016 Email Dispose of HHW & E-Waste Properly! Hazardous and electronic waste is any discarded material that threatens public health, safety, and the environment due to its chemical nature. Throwing these materials in the trash, down storm drains, on the ground, or in the sewer system puts oceans and groundwater at risk. The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works provides free, one-day, periodic collection events. Make sure to visit us on June 18th at American Honda! The City of Torrance will be hosting a HHW & E-Waste collection event from 9am to 3pm. THINGS WE WANT YOU TO BRING… Motor oil, antifreeze, paint, paint thinner Turpentine, cleaners with acids or lye Pesticides and herbicides Household and car batteries Sharps or used needles Expired pharmaceuticals and mercury thermometers THINGS WE DO NOT WANT YOU TO BRING… Explosives, ammunition or radioactive materials Waste from businesses will NOT be accepted Trash or old tires Household and car batteries Sharps or used needles White goods such as washers, stoves, refrigerators or air conditioners In addition, all residents of Los Angeles County may utilize the City of Los Angeles S.A.F.E. permanent collection centers (various), the Antelope Valley Environmental Collection Center (in Palmdale) or EDCO Recycling and Transfer Center (in Signal Hill) to properly dispose of HHW/E-Waste FREE of charge. FREE PERMANENT DROP-OFF FACILITY NEAR TORRANCE S.A.F.E. Collection Center 1400 North Gaffey St. San Pedro, CA 90021 The San Pedro site is open SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS from 9:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M. except Holidays and rainy days. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.