From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, a household hazardous waste collection will be available at the County Road Site, behind the Idyllwild Fire Station.

On that day, local residents may bring a plethora of potentially hazardous materials to the site for free collection. (See attached list of acceptable materials.)

Unacceptable items include ammunition, explosive asbestos, appliances, tires and containers larger than 5 gallons or weighing more than 50 pounds.

Acceptable Materials

  • Paint   
  • Paint thinner
  • Shellacs
  • Epoxies
  • Resins
  • Varnishes Adhesives
  • Wood stain   
  • Wood preservative Caulking
  • Used Oil & Filters   
  • Antifreeze
  • Gasoline & Diesel   
  • Brake fluid   
  • Transmission fluid
  • Automotive chemicals
  • Lighter fluid   
  • Kerosene lamp oil
  • (Flammable liquid containers cannot be returned)
  • BBQ Propane tanks
  • Batteries   
  • Fluorescent tube & bulbs
  • Smoke detectors   
  • Mercury devices
  • Light Ballasts
  • Electronic devices
  • Televisions   
  • Computers
  • Monitors   
  • Cleaners   
  • Cosmetic chemicals
  • Aerosol cans   
  • Pool chemicals
  • Laundry chemicals
  • Drain openers   
  • Disinfectants   
  • Degreasers
  • Needles
  • Pesticides   
  • Herbicides
  • Fertilizers
  • Garden chemicals
  • Poisons
  • Moth balls   
  • Flea powder

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