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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.

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

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

Oct. 7th, 2017

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Twentynine Palms Used Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event

AutoZone                        

6401 Adobe Road

Twentynine Palms, CA 92277

Free
Oct. 8th, 2017

Hours: 9:00am – 1:00pm

 Loma Linda Electronic Waste Collection Event City Hall Parking Lot
25541 Barton Road
Loma Linda
 Free
           

Oct. 14th, 2017

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Highland Used Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event

AutoZone                        

27292 Baseline Road

Highland, CA 92277

Free

Oct. 28th, 2017

Hours: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Tri-Community Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

CR&R Yard
9828 Buckwheat Road
Phelan 92371

Free

Nov. 4th, 2017

Hours: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Colton Used Oil Filter Exchange & Recycling Event

O'Reilly Auto Parts            

1100 N Pepper Ave.

Colton, CA 92324

 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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