Household Hazardous Waste Program

Oxnard and Port Hueneme Residents Only

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Form

The City of Oxnard is offering Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events. For more information or to make an appointment call (805) 987-0717 or submit a Household Hazardous Waste [Online Form].

Oxnard and Port Hueneme Residents Only
FREE collection events are available on the second Friday and Saturday of each month

Oxnard Businesses*
Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Businesses (CESQG's) may qualify for a limited amount of free hazardous waste disposal. A CESQG generates or stores less than 27 gallons or 220 pounds of Hazardous Waster per month. Business appointments are held the second Thursday of each month. For more information, call 987-0717.

Please note: It is illegal to place household hazardous waste in your refuse container.

Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule for 2016

Household Hazardous Waste
Month Friday Saturday
January 2016 8 9
February 12 13
March 11 12
April 8 9
May 13 14
June 10 11
July 8 9
August 12 13
September 9 10
October 7 8
November 11 12
December 9 10


Items You MAY Bring: Items You MAY NOT Bring:
1.  Water-Based Paints    1. Compressed Gas Cylinders
2.  Oil-Based Paints & Solvents    2. Explosives
3.  Household Cleaners & Polishes    3. Ammunition, or Fireworks
4.  Pesticides, Herbicides & Fertilizers    4. Radioactive Waste
5.  Pool & Photography Chemicals    5. Smoke Detectors
6.  Household Batteries    6. Tires
7.  Small Propane Cylinders    
8.  Fluorescent Light Tubes    
9.  Antifreeze    
10.  Auto Batteries    
11.  Sharps - Needles/syringes     
  (proper closed containers required     
  call for information)    
13.  Used Motor Oil & Filters    
14.  ...and Much More    

recycle Used Oil recycle Used Motor OilFor residents with used motor oil and filters only, there are over 20 free oil recycling centers located throughout Oxnard. Click here for [Free Used Motor Oil Recycling Centers].



Medical Sharps

Where can I properly dispose of Needles, Syringes and Lancets (“Sharps”) in Oxnard?

Improper disposal of used sharps (needles, syringes and lancets) can injure children, home health care providers, sanitation workers, and pets through accidental "sticks."

Bring your used sharps to the following locations for proper, safe and convenient disposal. Each site offers FREE needles collection containers. Sharps will NOT be accepted at the collection facilities in liquid detergent bottles, bleach bottles, coffee cans, glass containers, milk jugs, or soda bottles for safety reasons.

Oxnard Drop-Off Locations for Medical "Sharps"
(All locations provide free "sharp" containers as of October 1, 2008)

Call Facilities For Sharps Collection Schedule:

Las Islas Family Medical
2400 S. "C" Street
(805) 240-7000

Magnolia Family Health Center
120 Magnolia Avenue
(805) 981-5151

Oxnard Public Health Center
2500 S. "C" Street, Suite D
(805) 385-9147


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For further information:
Environmental Resources Division
(805) 385-8060

Last Updated: Jan 27 2016