Household Hazardous Waste

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Common items are cleaner, paints, oil, and household chemicals. 

It is illegal to throw hazardous materials in the trash. Instead, take them to the
Household Hazardous Waste Bin located at
900 South Ave. "H" - Barstow
Open Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. FREE

Will Accept: 
Household Generated Motor Oil
Oil Filters
Anti-freeze
Auto & Household Batteries
Pesticides
Fertilizers
Paint Products
Chemical Cleaners
Hobby/pool Supplies
Sharps Waste
 
Will Not Accept: 
Business Waste
Radioactive Waste
Medical Waste
Explosives Reactive
Asbestos

The Barstow Bin also has a "HAZMart" where you can pickup used paint and other materials for FREE for reuse. Inventory changes weekly.

Transportation Tips:  Before transporting hazardous waste, make sure:

The amount of waste does not exceed 15 gallons or 125 pounds per vehicle

No container larger than 5 gallons

The containers are sturdy, not leaking, sealed and the waste is in it original container or contents are properly  labeled on the container.

Wastes are securely packed in your vehicle to prevent spills, Never mix materials.

For more information, please contact the City of Barstow’s Environmental Services Administrator for Solid Waste at:

(760) 255-5126.