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Hayward HHW Facility

COVID-19 Rules for HHW Drop-off

All of the HHW Facilities are open during the Stay Home Order announced Dec 3, 2020. For your safety and the safety of our staff, please observe the following rules while dropping off your household hazardous waste:

Stay in your vehicle.

It is state law and part of our COVID-19 protection plan. Items must be in an unlocked trunk or back cargo space. Staff will not open passenger doors or enter vehicle cabin.

Face masks are mandatory.

The driver and all passengers must wear a mask during HHW drop-off.

Have your driver's license ready.

We will scan your license to verify Alameda County residency.

For a list of all requirements and more information about HHW drop-off, click here.


Make an Appointment

masks are mandatory


The Hayward Facility is operated by Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste. 

  • Call 1-800-606-6606 for more information.
  • The service is free for Alameda County residents. 
  • This service is not for businesses, find information about business hazardous waste disposal.
  • See a list of materials that the drop-off facilities accept. 

Requirements for Residential Drop-off:

  • The amount of waste you may transport in one vehicle is limited to 125 pounds or 15 gallons.
  • No individual container may be greater than 5 gallons or 50 pounds in size.
  • Wastes must be transported by a resident of the household which generated the waste.
  • Do not allow different wastes to mix.
  • Containers must be closed and not leaking.
  • Find safe packing and transport suggestions, click here


Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed Thanksgiving week: Thursday, November 26 to Saturday, November 28, 2020
  • Closed Christmas week: Thursday, December 24 to Saturday, December 26, 2020
  • Closed New Year's Day: Friday, January 1, 2021

Hayward HHW Facility Appointment Calendar

This calendar shows time slots that are available for drop-off. To make an appointment click on a time slot. You can also check our Oakland and Livermore sites to see if there is an available time slot that works better for your schedule. All of the HHW Facilities are open during the Stay Home Order announced Dec 3, 2020.