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Is Your Used Oil Just Oil?

Used motor oil is one of the most common items brought to our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility. About 22,000 gallons of used oil is brought in for recycling each year by our residential customers. 200 more words

Household Hazardous Waste

Reduce Hazardous Waste in Your Life

Each time you make an appointment to drop-off household hazardous waste through San Mateo County’s program you are protecting the environment. However, we all recognize it can be a burden to sort and shuffle all that waste into your car, make an appointment, and then drive to get rid of it! 459 more words

Household Hazardous Waste

Shining a Light on Hidden Toxins


Fluorescent lights contain mercury, one of the most toxic substances on earth.
Old ballasts (the electrical component of fluorescent light fixtures) can contain polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), highly toxic synthetic chemicals (banned in 1978). 282 more words

Household Hazardous Waste

What to do when you "fall back?"

It’s that time of year again… no pun intended. What time of year, you ask? It’s time to turn our clocks back. Or is it forward? 333 more words

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Household Hazardous Waste Day

It’s time again for Household Hazardous Waste Day! This will be on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 8:00AM – 12:00PM.  Household Hazardous Waste Day gives you the chance to rid your home of any household hazardous items and drop them off at a set location. 50 more words

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There's Nothing Scarier Than Hazardous Waste! Recycle Right This Halloween

This Halloween season, you may have seen toxic waste barrels on display as scary decorations or hazmat suits on sale as costumes. The truth is, … 433 more words