Hazardous Waste Events

Collection Date - RESIDENTS ONLY

  • DATE: Saturday, May 16, 2020  (Postponed Indefinitely)
  • TIME: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • LOCATION: La Habra Public Works City Yard.  531 W. Mountain View Avenue.  Enter line on southbound Walnut street at Electric Avenue.

Specifications & Regulations

Items that will be accepted are electronic waste, paint and other hazardous waste items. Sharps (lancets and hypodermic needles) will also be accepted as long as they are stored in a secure container.

Event Advertisement

The City will advertise the event on the City website, cable channel and in the La Habra Journal City Communicator page.


The event is open to La Habra residents only and only those with appointments will be accepted. The residential hazardous waste event is expected to attract over 430 residents. Residents are encouraged to make an appointment for the event by calling 562-694-3730 or 866-742-8850.

Collection Date - BUSINESSES ONLY

  • DATE: Friday, May 15, 2020  (Postponed Indefinitely)
  • TIME: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • LOCATION: La Habra Public Works City Yard.  Enter line at 531 W. Mountain View Avenue.

Specifications & Regulations

This event is for local businesses otherwise known as Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQGs). Sharps waste will not be accepted at the local business event.

The event is only open to La Habra businesses that generate less than 100 kilograms of hazardous waste in a 1 month period.  Participants must obtain a temporary EPA ID number.  To find out how to obtain one, follow this link:



Only businesses with appointments will be accepted and space is limited.  To make an appointment for the event, please call 562-694-3730.