Medicines, unless specifically stated on the packaging, should never be flushed down the toilet or placed in the trash. Instead, unused or expired medicine can be dropped off at all Alameda County Hazardous Waste facilities.
PLEASE NOTE: The Alameda County HHW facilities cannot accept controlled substances, which must be taken to one of the approved drop-off location.Read More
- News | 12/30/2014
Expanded hours and public events will make drop-off easier for Alameda County residents.Read More
This form has a price schedule and more information about the hazardous waste drop-in program for businesses. The drop-in program accepts latex paint, aerosol cans, fluorescent lamps, and household batteries. Fill out this form and bring it with you.
This packet covers such topics as who can participate, what you need to do to start, what you can bring, and how to make an appointment. It also contains the CESQG self-certification form which you must fill out to participate in the program. Available as either a PDF or Word document.
This Plan is to encourage the reduction of the amount of hazardous waste generated in the County, and to the greatest extent feasible, minimize the number of hazardous waste management facilities.
- View Downloads
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-Exec-Summary.pdf (67.37 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-intro-toc.pdf (445.78 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-chapter1.pdf (1.12 MB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-chapter2.pdf (1.08 MB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-chapter3.pdf (2.58 MB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-chapter4.pdf (981.01 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-chapter5.pdf (483.15 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-chapter6.pdf (266.81 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-chapter7.pdf (802.77 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-chapter8.pdf (827.84 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-chapter9.pdf (2.07 MB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-chapter10.pdf (270.73 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-appendixa.pdf (731.48 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-appendixb.pdf (58.65 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-appendixc.pdf (1.96 MB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-appendixd.pdf (396.46 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-appendixf.pdf (642.41 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-appendixe.pdf (1.29 MB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-appendixg.pdf (1.45 MB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-appendixh.pdf (170.71 KB)
- Download Hazardous-Waste-Management-Plan-appendixj.pdf (209.82 KB)
- View Downloads
- News | 05/28/2014
At its meeting on May 28, 2014, the Alameda County Waste Management Authority Board adopted a new household hazardous waste fee of $9.55 per year per residential unit. The fee goes into effect July 1, 2014 and will be collected via the property tax roll. Revenue from the fee will be used to support the countywide household hazardous waste program, which provides safe, legal, environmentally sound collection and disposal services for residential household hazardous waste such as paint, solvents and pesticides.Read More