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Santa Ynez Valley Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event

October 13th, 9:00 am


On Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. the County will collect all types of common household hazardous waste and electronics at the Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station.  Acceptable items include:

  • Automotive Fluids - motor oil, oil filters, antifreeze, brake fluid, gasoline, etc.
  • Batteries - small household types as well as automotive
  • Cleaners
  • Fertilizer
  • Fluorescent Lights - tubes and bulbs
  • Medications - non-controlled substances only
  • Needles and other Home-Generated "Sharps" (must be delivered in rigid, puncture-proof containers)
  • Paint - latex and oil-based
  • Pesticides
  • Solvent and Thinner
  • Electronics - computers, TVs, stereos, CD/DVD players, cell phones, printers, fax machines, scanners, copiers, cameras, video game systems, microwaves, etc.
  • And More!

This special event is available to residents in the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County (e.g. Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Los Alamos, Ballard) and the City of Solvang.  Sorry, no Buellton residents (click here for information about the City of Buellton's upcoming hazardous waste collection event).

Bring up to 15 gallons or 125 pounds of waste per trip.  Keep in mind that no trash or green waste will be accepted.  And leave your biological, explosive, and radioactive materials at home.

For more information, please call (805) 882-3615 or download our event flyer:

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