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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Locations

Remember: motor oil, poisons, fertilizers, old medicines, hobby supplies, pool chemicals, and cleaners cannot be thrown into the trash and should never be poured on the ground or down drains. Take these and all household hazardous waste to the HHW collection center nearest you. Services are all FREE and open to JPA City and unincorporated San Bernardino County residents.

San Bernardino County Fire Department operates 15 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers throughout the County look for your local center

Acceptable Materials

  • household generated motor oil & oil filters
  • antifreeze
  • auto & household batteries
  • pesticides
  • fertilizers
  • paint products
  • chemical cleaners
  • pool supplies
  • personal medications(excluding controlled substances; must separate solids and liquids)

Unacceptable Materials

  • appliances
  • business wastes —  see small business link
  • explosives
  • furniture
  • tires
  • medical wastes
  • reactives
  • radioactive wastes
  • asbestos
  • yard wastes

In Barstow

City of Barstow HHW Collection Center

900 South Avenue H

Saturday, 9 – 2

Also accepts sharps

In Victor Valley

Town of Apple Valley HHW Collection Center

Open each Saturday (weather permitting) at the Public Works Yard

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

13450 Nomwaket Rd. (between Ottawa & Powhatan)

Also accepts e-waste and sharps

Read the Flyer

City of Victorville HHW Collection Center

Victorville Fire Dept., S. B. County Fairgrounds

East of Desert Knoll Drive on Loves Lane

Wednesday & Sunday, 9 – 4

Also accepts e-waste and sharps

In the Morongo Basin

Joshua Tree HHW Collection Center

West of Transportation/Flood Control Building

62499 Twentynine Palms Highway

3rd Saturday, 9 – 1

Also accepts sharps

In Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake HHW Collection Center

Public Service Yard

42040 Garstin Drive

Saturday, 9 – 2

Also accepts sharps

In Needles

HHW Collection Center

Household hazardous waste is collected at the City of Needles City Yard located at 112 Robuffa Street, Needles. For more information, please call (760) 326-4889.

Unincorporated San Bernardino County

Trona HHW Collection Center

County Fire Station 127

83732 Trona Road

2nd Saturday, 8 – 12

Also accepts e-waste and sharps

Antifreeze, Auto & Household Batteries, Motor Oil, Filters and Latex Paint (ABOP) Collection Facilities

ABOP Facilities are limited to accepting antifreeze, batteries (automotive and household), oil & oil filters, and latex paint

Big River

County Fire Station

17 150260 Capistrano Way

1st Saturday, 8 – 12

Havasu Lake

County Fire Station

148808 Havasu Lake Road

1st Saturday, 8 – 12


County Fire Station

427089 Helendale Road

2nd Saturday, 8 – 12

Lucerne Valley

Behind Fire Station

33269 Old Woman Springs Rd.

3rd Saturday, 9 – 12

Transport Guidelines

Before transporting hazardous waste to a collection facility, be sure that:

  • The amount of waste transported does not exceed 15 gallons or 125 lbs per visit in containers no larger than 5-gallon.
  • The containers are sound, not leaking and sealed.
  • The waste is in its original container or is properly labeled as to its contents.
  • Wastes are placed securely in the vehicle for safe transport.
  • The contents of the container are the same as stated on the label. If not, cover up the label and write the name of its contents.

Report Illegal Dumping Anonymously, Call 1-800-33-TOXIC