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Oakland HHW Facility

COVID-19 Rules for HHW Drop-off

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.

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

Requirements for Residential Drop-off:

  • masks are mandatoryFor safe packing instructions and program requirements, click here
  • 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. 


Oakland HHW Facility Appointment Calendar

To make an appointment, select whether you want to make an appointment in English or in Spanish. The form will show time slots available for drop-off. Click on a time slot to continue the appointment process. You can also check our Hayward and Livermore sites to see if there is an available time slot that works better for your schedule. For safe packing instructions and program requirements, click here.

Calendario de citas en las instalaciones HHW en Oakland

En este calendario podrá ver los horarios disponibles para la entrega. Para solicitar una cita, haga clic en un horario. También puede buscar en nuestros sitos de Hayward y Livermore para ver si hay un horario disponible que se ajuste más a sus horarios. Para obtener instrucciones de embalaje seguro y requisitos del programa, haga clic aquí.