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Safe Waste Disposal

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Safe Waste Disposal

Learn how to properly dispose of and manage hazardous and potentially toxic waste you may have at home. 

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Household Hazardous Waste

ALERT: All Household Hazardous Waste collection events on Friday, November 16th and Saturday, November 17th 2018 have been canceled due to poor air quality.  Attempts have been made to contact each individual with an appointment.  Please click here, or call (650) 372-6200 during normal business hours to reschedule your appointment.  

The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program provided by San Mateo County helps residents dispose of/recycle their residential hazardous waste properly – for FREE!  County

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Don’t Rush to Flush

San Mateo County now has over 50 medicine disposal locations available for residents to dispose of medicine safely. By taking your unwanted or expired medicine to one of the convenient kiosks listed below, you are protecting the environment, preventing overdoses and errors, and helping keep drugs away from kids and teens.

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