Hazardous Waste Removal Can be a difficult task at times here is the San Diego area.  We often get request for removal of such items as Paint, oil, chemicals etc.  Unfortuntely we are not licensed and insured to transport and remove these items.  Since we cannot do it for you, here is a list of links and ways to get rid of waste in San Diego.


1. http://www.sandiego.gov/environmental-services/miramar/hhwtransfac.shtml

Household Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility

Photo of Hazardous Waste Facility Checkpoint Staff

The Household Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility is located at the Miramar Landfill entrance on Convoy Street, just north of State Highway 52. The facility accepts household hazardous waste on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., except holidays. An appointment is required. It is open to City of San Diego residents only.

2. List of places that take paint.  http://www.sandiego.gov/environmental-services/ep/pdf/pclocations.pdf

3. List of oil recycling places in San Diego: http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/reusable_components/images/dpw/recyclingpdfs/AutomotiveGuideEnglish.pdf

I hope these links can better help you recycle hazardous Waste.  Lets all help to keep San Diego Clean and our ocean clear of hazardous waste.