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FREE Household Hazardous Waste Roundup Event

May 1, 2021

La Mirada residents may safely dispose of personal household hazardous waste on Saturday, May 1st from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at La Mirada Regional Park. This event will be held in the Tennis Court parking lot near Adelfa Drive. Staff from the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts will be available to collect items. A limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip will be enforced. 

To better prepare for this collection event, the following tips are provided:

  • Place household hazardous waste in a sturdy box to prevent spillage. Be prepared to leave containers and boxes at the site. 
  • Place like chemicals together and separate unlike chemicals.
  • Make sure containers are not leaking and lids are tightly sealed.
  • Place boxes in the vehicle trunk, away from passengers during transport.
  • Remove all other items from the trunk.

For additional information, including eligible items for collection at this event, call the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County at (800) 238-0172 or the City of La Mirada’s Public Works Department at (562) 902-2385.

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