Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

To Properly dispose of Household Hazardous Waste:

Visit Alameda County's Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility. This facility provides proper disposal of solvents, chemicals, paint, pesticides, syringes and more. Check here for One Day HHW Drop Off Events

"Sharps", or syringes:  

these must be properly disposed to keep everyone safe.  Here is a list of local free drop-off sites.

Automobiles and parts, and other items banned from the landfill:  

Check out the StopWaste Re:Source website for free drop-off and pick-up, donations and recycling resources.

Marina Used Oil Depot Program at the Emeryville Marina:

A used motor oil recycling depot has been installed near the fuel dock at the marina. This service is free to the public. For more information, call 510-654-3716.

Paint Care Program

You can now drop off your paints and stains for safe disposal at these nearby locations: 

  • Kelly Moore
    4156 Telegraph
    Oakland, CA 94609
    Ph: 510-652-4970
  • Kelly Moore
    969 San Pablo Ave.
    Albany, CA 94706
    Ph: 510-525-3162
  • Glidden Professional Paint Center
    3356 Piedmont Ave.
    Oakland, CA 94611
    Ph: 510-547-4924
  • Kelly Moore
    4917 International Blvd.
    Oakland, CA 94601
  • Sherwin-Williams
    559 66th Ave
    Oakland, CA 94621

Please Note: the above drop-off locations may change and will hopefully increase. Check the PaintCare website for updates and for more information.