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Proper Disposal of Hazardous & Electronic Waste

Hazardous wastes should not be put in the trash, poured down a sink drain, or poured down storm drains.
Common household hazardous wastes include – used motor oil, used oil filters, antifreeze, paint, paint thinner, cleaning products, pool chemicals, pesticides, mercury thermometers, expired medication, syringes, batteries, light bulbs, TVs, VCRs, landline and cell phones, computers, printers, copiers, stereos, appliances, etc.
These materials should be delivered to the City of El Monte’s Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste Collection Facility for proper disposal.  The facility is open on the first Saturday of each month, to El Monte residents only. 
Facility details:
Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste Collection Facility
Hours:      First Saturday of Each Month
               8am to 2pm

Location:  City of El Monte Public Works Yard
                   3990 Arden Drive

Use rear entrance, as shown on map


Business waste, explosives, ammunition, and tires will not be accepted.
For questions regarding hazardous waste disposal, please call (626) 580-2058.
El Monte residents who change their own motor oil may pick up a free 15 quart drain container during facility operating hours.
El Monte residents who administer intravenous medication at home and generate hypodermic needles/syringes may pick up a free sharps container during facility operating hours.
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General Information

Address: City Hall West
11333 Valley Boulevard
El Monte, CA. 91731-3293
Phone: 626 580-2058
Fax: 626 454-3143
Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday
8:00 am to 5:30 pm
Closed on Weekends and Major Holidays

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