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Environmental Services
Solid Waste/Recycling Program
PO Box 3707
Sunnyvale, CA 94088-3707
(408) 730-7262

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Hazardous Waste

Sunnyvale, in partnership with the Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste Program, offers regular opportunities to drop off hazardous material at no cost.

Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Iin Sunnyvale NO LONGER HELD AT CARL ROAD!
Changes Starting July 2015:
New Place, New Schedule, Appointments Required!

To address the space needs of the expanding Water Pollution Control Plant, the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop-off events will be relocated starting in July and held on a quarterly basis.    

Starting July 2015 all residents must make an appointment to drop off hazardous waste:

Go to to make an appointment or call (408) 299-7300 for information.

BUSINESSES:  Call 800-207-8222 for an appointment

ALTERNATE DROP-OFF LOCATION IN SAN JOSE OPEN WEEKLY: An alternative HHW drop-off location is the County’s new, permanent drop-off facility in San Jose, open every Friday and Saturday (except holidays) for residents, and on Thursdays for business disposal.  NOTE: Appointments are required.

Alternatives for Paint, Batteries, Fluorescent Bulbs or Electronic Waste:

Paint: C
ans of unused paint may be dropped off at Kelly Moore and Dunn Edwards paint stores, as well as Orchard Supply Hardware locations. Visit or call (408) 299-7300 for locations.

Batteries, Fluorescent Bulbs or Electronic Waste:
 Drop-off available at the SMaRT Station, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Alternative drop-off locations are listed at in the “Quick Links” section.

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  • 456 W. Olive Ave.
  • Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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