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Free Hazardous Waste Disposal

Earth Day is April 22 and a good reminder about recycling and protecting our environment. Do you have household hazardous waste, such as paint, cleaning products or pesticides that you need to dispose of safely? We encourage you to make an appointment for Saturday, April 21, at County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop-off sites in San Jose or Sunnyvale. Appointments are also available in Santa Clara on April 28 and in San Martin on May 5. Community members must schedule a drop-off time at or by calling 408.299.7300. Appointments can fill up when scheduling the day of so please schedule your appointment early. If this weekend isn’t convenient, no-cost Household Hazardous Waste drive-through drop-off events are scheduled throughout the year at locations in San Jose, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara and San Martin, for community members to safely and sustainably dispose of or recycle paint, batteries, light bulbs, pesticides, household cleaners, automotive fluids, cooking oil, cosmetics and garden chemicals. Maps and directions are online and provided with sign-up. Site addresses and directions to the facilities are only made available to residents at time-of-appointment to prevent unauthorized drop-offs and to ensure safe collection by professional staff. For Cupertino and Palo Alto residents, please do not make an appointment. Contact your city's household hazardous waste program. • Cupertino (800) 449-7587 • Palo Alto (650) 496-5910 


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