HHW One-Day Event in Oakland
Date/Time: Sunday, July 9, 2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
The Household Hazardous Waste program is sponsoring a free one-day event in Oakland on Sunday, July 9 for residents of Alameda County only. To see a list of materials collected at this event, click here. Fill out the form below to make an appointment and then you will receive a confirmation e-mail with the event's address (appointments are required in order to keep a steady flow of traffic). Space is limited, so please register early to guarantee that you get an appointment. Your information will be kept confidential and will only be used by the Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program and StopWaste.
- Stay in your vehicle. It is state law. Please place items in an unlocked trunk or back cargo space.
- Have your driver's license ready. We will scan your license to verify Alameda County residency. If your driver’s license doesn't have an Alameda County address, please show proof of residency by bringing a recent utility bill or a copy of a rental or ownership agreement.
- Businesses cannot participate in these events; find information about business hazardous waste disposal.
- For more information call 800-606-6606.
Materials Accepted at this Event:
- Light bulbs
- Paints and paint related products
- Propane tanks
- Old medications and prescriptions (including controlled substances)
- Oil, gasoline, auto fluids (containers cannot be emptied and returned at One-Day Events)
- Fire extinguishers
- Sharps containers
Prohibited Items at This Event:
- Treated wood waste including railroad ties, click for more information
- Compressed gas cylinders other than propane
- Large appliances (such as air conditioners, refrigerators, stoves, washers, etc.)
- Construction and demolition waste
- Smoke detectors
- Explosives (such as ammunition, fireworks, marine flares, gunpowder)
Oakland One-day HHW Event Appointment Form
To make an appointment, select whether you want to book an appointment in English or in Spanish. The form will show time slots available for drop-off, select a suitable time, submit your information, and we will send you an email confirmation with more details.