HOW TO DISPOSE OF HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

http://www.ci.manhattan-beach.ca.us/Index.aspx?page=329 The City of Manhattan Beach invites their residents to participate in a FREE year-round household hazardous waste (HHW), E-waste and U-waste collection program: Hyperion Treatment Plant SAFE Collection Center 7660 West Imperial Highway, Gate B Playa Del Rey, CA 90293 Operating Hours: Saturday and Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM For information, please call[masked]-TOXIC [masked]) ***RESIDENTS ARE LIMITED TO A TOTAL OF (6) SIX PIECES PER VISIT TO THE S.A.F.E. CENTER*** What Materials Are Accepted? All types of paints, stains/varnishes, solvents, glues, antifreeze, used motor oil and filters, transmission fluid, coolants, batteries, lighter fluid, acids, pesticides, household cleaners, pool chemicals, CRT's (computer monitors), old TV's, compact fluorescent tubes and bulbs, thermostats and other mercury-containing lamps, and medicines. Be Sure That: The containers are not leaking You DO NOT mix hazardous waste You DO NOT bring explosives, ammunition or radioactive material The contents of the containers are the same as stated on the label You do not bring items during rain as the collection is suspended during that time Not more than 15 gallons of paint or 125 pounds of hazardous waste are brought to each visit You bring a valid form of identification such as a California drivers license or California I.D. What Materials Are Not Accepted? Business and/or commercial waste, ammunition, explosives, radioactive material, biological waste or tires. Bulky items: furniture, refrigerators, washing machines/dryers, conventional ovens, paper and computer software. Bulky items can be picked up by Waste Management (call (310)[masked] to schedule a pickup); each resident is entitled to three bulky item pickups per calendar year. Additional Information For a complete list of items that are banned from the trash, visit the California Integrated Waste Management Board To find a location nearest you to dispose of items not accepted at the S.A.F.E. Collection Center, click on Earth911. Create your own Alternative Household Products (PDF) with nontoxic ingredients Hazardous waste generated by businesses are not eligible for the free HHW Collection Events. Businesses in Los Angeles County may qualify for the Small Quantity Generator Collection Program. For more information on Household Hazardous Waste contact the Manhattan Beach Fire Department, Fire Prevention at (310) 802-5200.

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  • kanna j.

    Thanks! I will be there some other day!

    June 1, 2011

  • Annalisa

    Hi Kanna,
    Thanks for the comment. They are always open year round.
    So you can go Any Sat. or Sun in between 9-3pm... Unless its raining. If it's raining they will be closed. I am just going on that day to drop off some left over paint that I won't use anymore.

    June 1, 2011

  • kanna j.

    Oh, I'm soooo intereted, but I'm not available that day!

    June 1, 2011

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