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Mission Statement

The San Bernardino County Fire Department Household Hazardous Waste Division is committed to providing safe and efficient hazardous waste management services. The ultimate objective is to protect health, natural resources and the environment. Staff is devoted to the provision of fast and friendly service to County residents and small businesses.

For HHW collection facilities locations in the county, call 1-800-OILY CAT. Click image to watch HHW video. HHW offers residents free recycled latex paint, call 1-800-OILY CAT for details. Recycle unwanted household hazardous waste at a collection facility near you.

For HHW collection facilities locations in the county, call 1-800-OILY CAT.

Click image to watch HHW video.

HHW offers residents free recycled latex paint, call 1-800-OILY CAT for details.

Recycle your household hazardous waste at a collection facility near you.

 Upcoming Events
Date Event Location Cost
February 25th, 2017
Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Hesperia  - Used Oil Filter Exchange and Recycling Event AutoZone
17115 Main Street
Hesperia, CA 92345
Free

March 4th, 2017

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Grand Terrace  - Used Oil Filter Exchange and Recycling Event

Auto Zone Auto Parts
22203 Barton Road
Grand Terrace, CA 92313

Free
March 11th, 2017
Hours: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Highland - Used Oil Filter Exchange and Recycling Event AutoZone
27292 Baseline Road
Highland, CA 92346
Free

March 11th, 2017

Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Trona - Household Hazardous Waste/E-waste Collection Event:

83732 Trona Road

Trona, CA 93562
Free
April 8th, 2017

Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Helendale - Household Hazardous Waste/E-waste Collection Event: San Bernardino County Fire Station 4

27089 Helendale Road

Helendale, CA 92342
Free
April 29th, 2017

Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Yucaipa - Household Hazardous Waste/E-waste Collection Event: Yucaipa Equestrian Center

13273 California Street

Yucaipa, CA 92399

Free

Waste facility worker

 The San Bernardino County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program is the Nation’s first permanent HHW collection facility. San Bernardino County has 14 permanent HHW collection facilities and three ABOP collection facilities. See brochure


Temporary HHW collection events, oil filter exchange events, and public education events are provided throughout the year at various locations within San Bernardino County. The Central Facility, located in San Bernardino, includes a Materials Exchange/Reuse program where San Bernardino County residents are allowed to take up to 35 pounds a month of good useable household products and five 5-gallon buckets of recycled latex paint a month for free. Lastly, the central facility provides disposal services to San Bernardino County businesses that are eligible to use the Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) Program.

Find a HHW collection facility near you by visiting the HHW Collection Facilities page.

 


San Bernardino County Household Hazardous Waste Program Awards:

Waste facility worker
  • 2012-2015 Call 2 Recycle, Leader in Sustainability Award
  • 2007 NAHMMA, Hometown Hero
  • 2006 Cal/EPA, Continuing Excellence "Used Oil Collection Program"
  • 2006 Cal/EPA, Outstanding Rural Program
  • 2004 National Association of Counties (NACO) Best of Category Award
    Household Hazardous Waste Program Latex Paint Project
  • Togetherness Award 2001
  • Cal-EPA Personnel Service Award 2000
  • NAHMMA Personnel Service Award 2000
  • Cal-EPA Award - Picric Acid 1998
  • NAHMMA/SWANA Program Excellence Award 1997


San Bernardino County Fire Department, Household Hazardous Waste Division

2824 East "W" Street, Bldg. 302 (San Bernardino International Airport)
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0799
Phone: 909. 382.5401
1.800.OILY.CAT (645.9228)
Fax: 909.382.5413


Employee Awards

  


Health and Wellness Award Winners
Mike VanGese (4 consecutive years)
Shirley Patrick (6 consecutive years)
Carlos Sanchez (6 years)

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Staff Voted Awards
Manny Bibat — Duct Tape Award, for the person who can fix anything: Manny Bibat
Carlos Sanchez — Wise Guy Award, for the employee always cracking jokes: Carlos Sanchez
Mike VanGese — Extra Mile Award, for giving 110 percent: Mike VanGese
Tom Bergman — Wikipedia Award, for having an answer to every questions: Tom Bergman
Arnel Natividad — Bubbly Award, for having the most enthusiastic attitude: Arnel Natividad

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HHW Employee of the Year
Arnel Natividad

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