Don't throw your household hazardous waste in the garbage! Residents and qualified small businesses can drop off a wide variety of household hazardous waste at their local Household Hazardous Waste Facility.
The 2019 California Green Building Standards Code (CalGreen) requires that at least 65% by weight of job site debris generated by most types of building project types be recycled, reused, or otherwise diverted from landfill disposal. CalGreen requires submission of plans and reports with verifiable post-project documentation to demonstrate that at least 65% of the nonhazardous construction and demolition (C&D) debris generated on the job site are salvaged for reuse, recycled or otherwise diverted.
Help the County reduce the occurrence of illegal dumping by reporting incidents to local law enforcement and properly disposing of your waste. Find out how to report different types of illegal dumping incidents and how to get rid of unusual items such as construction waste, couches, motor oil, tires, etc.