Where can I dispose of my hazardous waste?

For Door-to-Door Pickup Program: 

Del Mar residents have the option of home collection of materials for a $10 co-payment. For seniors (65+) and/or disabled Del Mar residents, the $10 co-payment is waived. Please call CleanEarth to schedule door-to-door pick-up at 858-481-SAFE (7233).

For Drop-off:

Residents can utilize permanent hazardous waste collection facilities located in the cities of Poway, Vista and Escondido, as outlined here. Please contact CleanEarth for more information at 858-481-SAFE (7233). 

  • Poway Facility: 12325 Crosthwaite Circle, Poway, CA 92064 (Open 9am-3pm, Saturdays only).
  • Vista Facility: 1145 East Taylor Street, Vista, CA 92084 (Open 9am-3pm, Saturdays only).
  • Escondido Facility: 1044 West Washington Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025 (Open on an appointment-only basis, two Saturdays per month. Please call (760) 745-3203 between 8am and 5pm, Monday – Friday to find out the available dates and schedule an appointment).

For more information on the Household Hazardous Waste program, please visit the Regional Solid Waste Association websiteA visit to the I Love a Clean San Diego website can provide you with many local hazardous waste disposal opportunities.

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