Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Did you know that common household hazardous waste can be dangerous when mixed with other garbage material? Simple items that mix together can cause fires or deadly poisonous vapors.
Solid waste drivers have been recently hospitalized or have received treatment from collecting pool acid that negatively reacts with other garbage items. In fact, Glendale Fire responds to 300 household hazardous waste incidents a year.
Residents can get rid of their household hazardous waste all at once curbside through the Glendale’s Household Hazardous Waste pick-up event.
The Glendale Solid Waste Division offers residents the opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted household hazardous waste with its home collection service. Residents can sign-up for the service by contacting the Solid Waste Division during the dates listed above. Registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
There is a 20-gallon limit on paint, oil, gasoline, antifreeze and other automotive liquids. No single container may be larger than 5-gallons. All items should be in their original containers and must be clearly marked to identify their contents.
Non-approved items for Household Hazardous Waste Collections:
These items are not acceptable and will not be collected in Glendale’s Household Hazardous Waste Collections:
- Ammunition or Explosives
- Medical waste of any kind
- Landscape waste
- Radioactive Materials
Collection is for residents only.
2019 Household Hazardous Waste Schedule
Appointments: February 25 to March 22
Collections: March 18 to April 5
Appointments: September 23 to October 18
Collections: October 14 to November 1
To arrange a pickup of hazardous waste materials, residents can call the Solid Waste Division at