Saturday, Oct. 29, between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., county of Los Angeles Monrovia residents will have the opportunity to safely dispose of household hazardous waste such as antifreeze, unused pharmaceuticals, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides, as well as home-generated sharps waste such as hypodermic needles, pen needles, syringes, lancets, and intravenous needles Additionally, universal waste including household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, and electronic waste (e-waste) such as TVs and monitors, computers, VCRs, stereos, and cell phones can be disposed of.
Residents are encouraged to package waste into a sturdy box before dropping it off at City of Monrovia Public Works Yard on 600 Mountain Ave.
Los Angeles County Public Works and Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts conduct more than 50 free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection Events annually throughout the County to provide residents with a convenient way to rid their homes of unwanted hazardous materials. Because hazardous waste can pollute the environment, it is illegal to discard these items in trashcans, sinks and storm drains. The Collection Events are part of a campaign to promote public awareness of proper disposal practices of household hazardous and e-waste and to provide a convenient, free disposal option.
For more information on this and upcoming events in neighboring communities, visit https://www.lacsd.org/services/solid-waste/household-hazardous-waste-collection/monrovia-10-29-22 or, contact Los Angeles County Public Works at (888) CLEAN LA or
www.CleanLA.com or Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts at (800) 238-0173 or