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This week the World Health Organization classified COVID-19 as a pandemic. The City of La Quinta is posting regular updates from the CDC and Riverside County Public Health about the actions to protect the community and slow the spread.

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POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

AS OF MARCH 16, 2020

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL 760-777-7085

WE WILL UPDATE YOU WITH THE RESCHEDULED EVENT ONCE AVAILABLE

Hazardous Household Waste 2020  Free Hazardous Household Waste Collection 

Here are some of the items: 

Acceptable Items Unacceptable Items
  • Used Oil and Filters
  • Latex/Oil-Based Paint
  • Fluorescent Tubes/Bulbs
  • Pesticides
  • Cleaners
  • BBQ & Camp Size Propane
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Auto/Household Batteries
  • Garden Chemicals
  • Pool Chlorine
  • TVs and Computers
  • Electronic Waste
  • Sharps
  • Unused medication (except controlled substances)
  • Government, Business, Non-Profit, or Out-of- County Hazardous Waste
  • Explosives or Ammunition
  • Controlled Substances
  • Infectious Waste (except Sharps)
  • Asbestos
  • Radioactive Material (except smoke detectors)
  • Remediation Material
  • Containers larger than 5 gallons or weighing more than 50 pounds
  • Appliances
  • Tires
  • Trash

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