Household Hazardous Waste Program
Oxnard and Port Hueneme Residents Only
FREE collection events are available on the second Friday and Saturday of each month.
For more information or to make an appointment call (805) 987-0717 or submit a Household Hazardous Waste Online Form.
Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Businesses (CESQG’s) may qualify for a limited amount of free hazardous waste disposal. A CESQG generates or stores less than 27 gallons or 220 pounds of Hazardous Waster per month. Business appointments are held the second Thursday of each month. For more information, call 987-0717.
Please note: It is illegal to place household hazardous waste in your refuse container.
|Items You MAY Bring:||Items You MAY NOT Bring:|
|1.||Water-Based Paints||1.||Compressed Gas Cylinders|
|2.||Oil-Based Paints & Solvents||2.||Explosives|
|3.||Household Cleaners & Polishes||3.||Ammunition, or Fireworks|
|4.||Pesticides, Herbicides & Fertilizers||4.||Radioactive Waste|
|5.||Pool & Photography Chemicals||5.||Smoke Detectors|
|7.||Small Propane Cylinders|
|8.||Fluorescent Light Tubes|
|11.||Sharps – Needles/syringes|
|(proper closed containers required|
|call for information)|
|13.||Used Motor Oil & Filters|
|14.||…and Much More|
For residents with used motor oil and filters only, there are over 20 free oil recycling centers located throughout Oxnard. Click here for [Free Used Motor Oil Recycling Centers].
Where can I properly dispose of Needles, Syringes and Lancets (“Sharps”) in Oxnard?
Improper disposal of used sharps (needles, syringes and lancets) can injure children, home health care providers, sanitation workers, and pets through accidental “sticks.”
Bring your used sharps to the following locations for proper, safe and convenient disposal. Each site offers FREE needles collection containers. Sharps will NOT be accepted at the collection facilities in liquid detergent bottles, bleach bottles, coffee cans, glass containers, milk jugs, or soda bottles for safety reasons.
Oxnard Drop-Off Locations for Medical “Sharps”
(All locations provide free “sharp” containers as of October 1, 2008)
Call Facilities For Sharps Collection Schedule:
Las Islas Family Medical
2400 S. “C” Street
Magnolia Family Health Center
120 Magnolia Avenue
Oxnard Public Health Center
2500 S. “C” Street, Suite D
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Environmental Resources Division
Last Updated: Jan 27 2016