Household hazardous waste may not be disposed of in the trash!
Something is hazardous if it can catch fire, react, or explode when mixed with other substances or if it is toxic. Recology Auburn Placer does not accept household hazardous waste.
For information on the disposal of hazardous waste please call Western Placer Waste Management Authority at (916) 645-5230, extension #4, or visit the Western Placer Waste Management Authority
Some examples of hazardous waste are:
- leftover paint
- used oil
- car batteries
- medical waste
- some cleaners