Household hazardous waste cannot be disposed of in the trash!
There are many items that are considered household hazardous waste. Look for precautionary statements on product labels such as poison, danger, warning and caution to assist you in determining if an item is household hazardous waste. When disposed of improperly, these wastes can do serious damage to the health of humans, wildlife and the environment.
Some examples of hazardous waste are:
- Car batteries
- Leftover paint
- Medical waste
- Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
- Toxic cleaners
- Used oil
Electronics waste cannot be disposed of in the trash!
These include computers, televisions, and cellular phones. For more information, please visit the Electronic/Universal Waste
Bring household hazardous waste products to the Recology Yuba-Sutter Household Hazardous Waste Facility located at:
134 Burns Drive - Yuba City, CA
Monday - Friday (530) 743-6933
Saturday (530) 671-6900
Saturdays from 8:00am - 4:00pm.
- For Yuba and Sutter County residents only.
- Bring products in their original containers.
- If the product label is missing, clearly list the contents on the container, if known.
- Used motor oil and oil filters should be placed in a clean spill-proof container.
- 15 gallons or 125 lbs. is the maximum amount of hazardous waste that may be hauled per trip by State law.
- Transport hazardous waste in containers no larger than 5 gallons. Larger containers, such as 55 gallon drums, can not be accepted.
Door-to-Door HHW Program
We are now offering a new PILOT Program -
Door-to-Door Home Collection of Household Hazardous Waste for residents of
Yuba & Sutter Counties.
Don't Get Stuck With Your Sharps!
State law prohibits the disposal of "sharps waste" in trash or recycling containers.
All sharps waste must be transported to a collection center in an approved sharps container. Home-generated sharps waste includes hypodermic needles, syringes and lancets that are used for medical purposes. Sharps waste poses a threat to anyone it comes into contact with when disposed of improperly.
Place home-generated sharps waste in biohazard containers. Biohazard containers are available for purchase at local pharmacies and some office supply stores. Contact your health care provider, local pharmacies, hospitals or clinics to ask if they offer a collection program. Sharps in approved biohazard containers can be brought to our special needle drop-off kiosk at the Recology Yuba-Sutter Transfer Station Container BuyBack. The kiosk can be accessed by the public Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7:00am to 2:30pm. You can also drop off needles in rigid, sealed containers at the Yuba Sutter Household Hazardous Waste Facility on Saturdays from 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Visit California Integrated Waste Board
for a list of companies that are authorized to provide sharps waste mail-back services in California.
Shopping for Bargains? Try the Reuse Center
The Reuse Center is located in the Household Hazardous Waste facility. Check out the Reuse Center each time you visit the Household Hazardous Waste Facility. Shop for recycled products like paint, gardening supplies, automotive fluids and free cleaning products. Every item in the Reuse Center is FREE
! Product availability may vary from week to week.
Bring surplus household hazardous waste to the Yuba-Sutter Household Hazardous Waste Facility where it can be placed in the Reuse Center, recycled, or disposed of properly.