Hazardous & Special Waste Disposal

Material List (Hazardous or Special Waste)

Click here to learn how to properly dispose of a specific hazardous or special waste material including:

  • Appliances and Furniture
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Carpets
  • Clothes
  • Electronics
  • Light Bulbs
  • Mattresses
  • Medical Sharps
  • Motor Oil & Filters
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Tires

Safer Alternatives to Hazardous Products

Click here for specific safer alternatives to hazardous products. Buy only what you need of automotive and home maintenance items and follow label instructions!

You can prevent hazardous waste by choosing non-toxic cleaning and pest control products!

Used Oil Recycling

Click here to learn about Humboldt's certified collection centers!

Drop-off Facilities 

Please call ahead to confirm info!

Humboldt Sanitation
2585 Central Avenue, McKinleyville, CA 
707-839-3285
Humboldt Waste Management Authority (HWMA) 
1059 West Hawthorne Street, Eureka, CA 95501 
707-268-8680

HWMA Informational Flyer

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