When disposed of in the trash or down the drain, Household Hazardous Waste threatens to damage the environment and may end up in Clear Lake or other waterways. Common Household Hazardous Waste includes pesticides, paints, solvents, thinners, batteries, medical waste or material containing asbestos.

Through the HAZ-DROP program, residents of Clearlake and Lake County can drop off Household Hazardous Waste materials for safe disposal. Most items are accepted at no cost.

HAZ-DROP Program

What: Household Hazardous Waste drop-off for residents of Clearlake and Lake County

When: The third Friday and Saturday of each month, from 9am – 1pm

Where: Collection takes place at rotating ends of the lake, for convenience to all residents in Lake County

Please Bring: Identification as a Lake County resident

Materials Accepted: Most household hazardous waste materials are accepted.

Materials NOT Accepted:

Businesses: Businesses must make an appointment by calling (707) 234-6400. A small fee will apply.