Hazardous Waste Disposal Options

For Information on Safe Disposal Options 

Alameda County Drop-in Program for Businesses 

The drop-in program for Alameda County Businesses accepts: latex paint, aerosol cans, fluorescent lamps, and household batteries. 

The Oakland Hazardous Waste Facility is open every Tuesday 9 A.M.-12 P.M. (get map & directions). 

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Check out StopWaste's RE:Source guide for nearby reuse, repair, recycling and safe disposal options.

Small Business Hazardous Waste Program

The following materials are accepted through the Alameda County Small Business Hazardous Waste Services

  • Solvents; flammable solids and liquids; and detergents
  • Propane tanks and aerosol cans
  • Car and truck products, such as motor oil, lubricants, oil filters, and antifreeze
  • Lawn care products, such as pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and fertilizers
  • Paint and paint-related materials, such as stains, varnishes, roofing tar, adhesives, joint compounds, and other petroleum-based products
  • Photochemical liquids, acids, bases, neutral oxidizers, and swimming-pool chemicals

Find out if you qualify as a small business.

Paint Recycling in California 

In Dublin, you can return used paint to the Sherwin-Williams and Kelly-Moore Paint stores. The paint must be part of the PaintCare program and must have a valid label on the paint can. Visit the PaintCare website for detailed information on how to recycle your paint cans. We suggest that you also call the stores ahead for hours and to make sure the store can accept the amount and type of paint you would like to recycle. The Alameda County HHW facilities will also accept paint.