Explosives

Illegal in Garbage & Drains
Special Instructions

Contact the Clearlake Police Department or the Lake County Sheriff’s Office for information on how to safely dispose of explosives and ammunition.

Clearlake Police Department 
14050 Olympic Drive, Clearlake | (707) 994-8251
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Lake County Sheriff’s Office
1220 Martin Stret, Lakeport | (707) 263-2690
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Contact Law Enforcement

Do not try disposing of explosives as Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) because they have their own set of regulations. With the exception of fireworks, contact the police or fire department for further instructions.

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Soak Before Throwing Away Fireworks

You can dispose of fireworks at home by removing the fuse, soaking them completely in water, and then throwing them away after double bagging them.