Household Hazardous Waste

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Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste Program

Household Hazardous Wastes (HHW), such as paint, pool chemicals, pesticides and household cleaning solvents, are not accepted in any landfill. These materials should NOT be placed in the trash, recycling or compost or poured down the drain. All Cupertino residents can call (408) 299-7300 or visit the Santa Clara County website to make an appointment to drop-off hazardous wastes for disposal.

 

Other Special Recycling 

Household items such as paint, electronics, medications, batteries, fluorescent lights, and cooking oil contain toxic materials and need to be collected for special recycling. Visit the following pages for more information on recycling of these items:
 
Electronic Waste

Electronics such as TVs, computers, laptops, monitors, keyboards, mouse, desktop printers, VCRs, cell phones, and microwaves can be recycled at no cost at quarterly Shredding and Environmental Recycling Days

Universal Waste
Hazardous wastes, such as paint, pool chemicals, pesticides and household cleaning solvents, are not accepted in any landfill. These materials should NOT be placed in the trash, recycling or compost or poured down the drain.
Hazardous wastes, such as paint, pool chemicals, pesticides and household cleaning solvents, are not accepted in any landfill. These materials should NOT be placed in the trash, recycling or compost or poured down the drain.