Hazardous Items


Get Rid of Your Household Hazardous Waste! 

Read below for instructions.



What is Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)? 

HHW is any waste that contains ingredients that are flammable, explosive, corrosive or present a health or pollution hazard. 


What To Bring:

 Fluorescent lights 

 Transmission fluid


 Motor Oil & Filters 




 Oil-based paints 



 Pool & Spa Chemicals




 Bases, such as drain cleaner,  tub & tile cleaner, and etching  products

 Old gasoline


 Lead-based paint



 Aerosol cans

 Propane cylinders (small only)

 Mecury Thermostats                Additional drop off locations here

 Donations are welcome!

 *All batteries, latex paint, and up to 20 fluorescents are accepted free of charge every day!


 WHO: Tehama County  Residents and small  businesses only.

 Please bring proof of  residency.  


 Tehama County/ Red Bluff  Landfill

 19995 Plymire Rd. RB 


 Corning Disposal (Waste  Management)

 3281 Hwy 99W, Corning 96021


 WHEN: See Calendar of  Events  


 RULES: Limit 50 lb/load  (D.O.T.)   Please keep wastes  in original containers.  

 HOW MUCH:   Free for  households.

 Donations are appreciated!

Small fees apply to businesses and government agencies (Small Quantity Generators).

 Business and government must  make an appointment. Call  528-1103 to schedule an  appointment.


Check out our advertising insert promoting proper disposal of hazardous wastes including 1lb. propane cylinders, funded by CalRecycle


What NOT to Bring:

 Food waste


 Yard waste






 Televisions or Monitors

 Railroad Ties



 Construction wastes such as  drywall, glass, etc.

 Medical Waste/Sharps   see sharps disposal locations .  

No explosives, medical waste, ammunition or radioactive waste.


Your cooperation helps make HHW Collection safe and cost effective. You save money and protect your home and community from toxic pollution.

For more information, check out our HHW brochures (English or Spanish), give us a call at 528-1103

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