Calaveras County is pleased to announce that the Annual Residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events have been scheduled for September 8th & 9th, 2018.
Saturday, September 8th at 1191 Linebaugh Road Arnold (County Road Yard) 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday, September 8th at 891 Mountain Ranch Road (Government Center) 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday, September 9th at 22412 Hwy 26 (Caltrans Yard) West Point 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Please be aware that the HHW collection events are restricted to residents only. Residents will be required to show their ID. Businesses are encouraged to contact the County to schedule delivery of their hazardous waste at our permanent HHW Building at the Rock Creek facility.
We will be accepting household hazardous wastes, such as paints, solvents, stains, oil, antifreeze, pesticides, herbicides, household chemicals, lawn and pool chemicals, household batteries, fluorescent bulbs, OTC medicines, needles & syringes and small propane tanks (25 gallon and less).
The State Transportation Laws limit the transporting of hazardous materials to no more than 15 gallons of any liquid; a maximum of 5 gallons per container or 125 pounds of any solid materials.
Restrictions: Wastes that will not be accepted include Appliances, Electronics, Tires, Explosives, Ammunition, Radioactive materials, and Biological wastes (except for home generated needles and syringes in proper containers).