Hazardous Waste disposal options

For Information on Safe Disposal Options 

Alameda County Drop-in Program for Businesses 

The drop-in program for Alameda County Businesses accepts: latex paint, aerosol cans, fluorescent lamps, and household batteries. 

The Oakland Hazardous Waste Facility is open every Tuesday 9 A.M.-12 P.M. (get map & directions). 

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Small Business Hazardous Waste Program

The following materials are accepted through the Alameda County Small Business Hazardous Waste Services

  • Solvents, flammable solids and liquids, and detergents.
  • Propane tanks and aerosol cans.
  • Car and truck products, such as motor oil, lubricants, oil filters and antifreeze.
  • Lawn care products, such as pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and fertilizers.
  • Paint and paint-related materials, such as stains, varnishes, roofing tar, adhesives, joint compounds and other petroleum-based products.
  • Photochemical liquids, acids, bases, neutral oxidizers and swimming-pool chemicals.

Click here to find out if you qualify as a small business.

Paint Recycling in California 

In Dublin, you can return up to five gallons of used paint to Sherwin-Williams Paint store at 6309 Dougherty Road. The paint must be part of the PaintCare program and must have a valid label on the paint can.  Visit the PaintCare website for detailed information on how to recycle your paint cans. We suggest that you also call Sherwin-Williams at 925-551-8355 if you have a question about what they will accept. The Alameda County HHW facilities will also accept paint.

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