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Free Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Coming to Madera County

MADERA COUNTY — On Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 8 a.m. to noon, there will be a free hazardous waste drop-off at Yosemite High School, located at 50200 High School Road, in Oakhurst, CA.

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This drop-off is for Madera County residents only. Businesses will not be accepted.

Acceptable Items Include

  • AEROSOL CANS
  • AMMONIA-BASED CLEANERS
  • ANTIFREEZE
  • BRAKE FLUID
  • BATTERIES
  • CELL PHONES
  • COMPUTERS
  • DEODORIZERS
  • DRAIN CLEANERS
  • DVD/ VCRs
  • ELECTRICAL CORDS
  • FLUORESCENT LIGHTS
  • GASOLINE
  • HERBICIDES
  • HOUSEHOLD NEEDLES
  • LANCETS/SYRINGES
  • LATEX PAINT
  • MEDICAL ELECTRONICS
  • MERCURY-CONTAINING ITEMS
  • MOTOR OIL
  • OIL-BASED PAINT
  • OIL FILTERS
  • OVEN CLEANERS
  • PESTICIDES
  • PHARMACEUTICAL
  • DRUGS
  • POOL CHEMICALS
  • SPOT REMOVERS
  • TELEVISIONS
  • WATER-BASED PAINT
  • WOOD PRESERVATIVES

Items Not Accepted Include

  • AMMUNITION
  • BIO/BODILY WASTE
  • LARGE COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS
  • LARGE APPLIANCES
  • RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL
  • TRASH
  • TIRES

Drop-Off Limits

15 gallons of liquid OR 125 Lbs. of solids per vehicle. No exceptions!

Due to high traffic volume, this event is first come, first served. Those who arrive after 12 p.m. will not be served.

Other restrictions may apply. Call 559-665-7300 for more info.

HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF FLYER (PDF)

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Image by John Cameron.

 

 

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