Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste is waste that poses substantial or potential threats to public health and/or the environment. Household hazardous waste includes:

  • Automotive fluids
  • Batteries
  • Certain paints
  • Cleaners
  • Herbicides
  • Medical waste
  • Pesticides
  • Stains
  • Varnishes
  • Many other items found in basements, under kitchen sinks and in garages

In Marin County please visit Marin County Waste Management for information concerning ways to dispose of household hazardous waste.

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