Santa Clarita residents are invited to bring their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste to the free Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, Aug. 24. This event will take place at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station, located at 19201 Via Princessa, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste Roundup allows residents to safely dispose of their household waste and unwanted electronic equipment (e-waste). Items accepted at the event include brake fluid, paint, cleaners containing acid or lye, pesticides or herbicides, household and car batteries, pool chemicals, used motor oil, oil filters, expired medications, anti-freeze and fluorescent light bulbs.
Computers, monitors, televisions, computer CPUs, keyboards, printers, cell phones, VCRs, fax machines and stereos are just a few of the E-waste items that may be recycled.
Residents disposing of waste at the event should pack items in a sturdy box, preferably in their original labeled containers. Participants should be prepared to leave containers and boxes at the collection site and are advised to empty all other items from their trunk.
Upon arrival at the event, residents may remain in their cars while trained personnel remove the hazardous waste from the trunk.
Items not eligible for disposal at the event include:
· Hazardous waste and electronic waste from businesses
· Explosives, ammunition and radioactive materials
· Garbage and tires
· “White goods,” such as refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, etc.
· Controlled substances
The Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste Roundup is open to all Los Angeles County residents. No appointments or reservations are needed to attend.
The event is sponsored by the County of Los Angeles and presented by the Department of Public Works and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita.
For more information about the Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste Roundup and additional household hazardous waste permanent collection centers, visit lacsd.org or call (888) CLEAN LA.
*Residents may also recycle paint at participating retailers through the PaintCare program. Details are available at GreenSantaClarita.com.