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HHW Dropoff Facilities

MendoRecycle Household Hazardous Waste Facility (City of Ukiah)

3200 Taylor Drive, Ukiah, CA 95482

Ukiah Facility Hours of Operation:

Wednesdays, and the second Saturday of each month 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Please note that Collections may be cancelled due to severe rain and wind. Please see our events calendar for collection updates and cancellations.

Please check our EVENTS CALANDER for changes to our regular HHW collection schedule

Guidelines, Fees and Penalties

  • There is no charge to residential customers for most materials, however, please adhere to quantity limits:
  • There are fees charged to businesses for most materials.  Businesses MUST make an appointment to drop off Hazardous Waste. Please see our Business page for more information and to make an appointment.  
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    • Containers must be leak-proof and accurately labeled.
      • Fees will be assessed for containers missing labels
      • Leaking containers may not be accepted, at the discretion of the hazardous waste technicians on duty
      • We are no longer returning flamable liquid containers.  Please bring flammable liquid in a disposable container.
  • Check out our pamphlet on HHW recycling here!

 

MendoRecycle Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection (HazMobile) Events

WE ASK FOR YOUR PATIENCE AS WE ARE EXPERIENCING INCREASED DEMAND FOR THESE EVENTS DURING COVID-19.

Effective December 1, 2020 residents please call (707) 468-9710 to schedule your Household Hazardous Waste Community Collection Event Appointment for Fort Bragg and Sea Ranch Collections Only.

 

Businesses please call (707) 468-9710 or go to our business scheduler page to make an appointment for ALL collections

 

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2020 Fort Bragg and Sea Ranch collections will be by appointment only for both residents and businesses: To make an appointment, call (707) 468-9710, by using our online residential appointment page or sending an email to info@mendorecycle.org.

Please provide the following information when calling or sending an e-mail: name, phone number, date and location of collection event, and county the waste is comming from.

Appointment line staffed Tuesday-Friday from 8am to 4pm.  If your call goes to voicemail please leave a message.

Please make an appointment at least 24 hours prior to the collection event. Once the appointment request is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation email or phone call depending on if your reserve online or by phone. Events have a limit of 70 appointments.

 

TRANSPORTATION

  • State transportation laws limit each vehicle to a maximum of 15 gallons of liquid (with a maximum of 5 gallons per container) or 125 pounds of solid material
  • Never mix chemicals
  • Place in sealed containers in the trunk, packed to prevent spills
  • Syringes/needles must be in a sealed and labeled approved container.

NOT ACCEPTED

  • Explosives or ammunition
  • Radioactive materials
  • Biological wastes (except syringes)
  • Electronics
  • Controlled substances

You can find all of our upcoming HazMobile event dates and locations on our Events Page 

Please check our Events Calendar here for changes to our regular HHW collection schedule

Reuse Store

Every week residents bring materials to our Household Hazardous Waste Facility for disposal or recycling. Products that are still usable are saved from disposal for another chance to be used.

A wide selection of paints, cleaners, and other household products can be found at the Reuse Store and are available to the public for FREE! By safely reusing these items, residents can save on purchases while helping the environment. *Due to COVID-19 we are currently allowing only one person at a time inside our Reuse Store 

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Mendocino Solid Waste Management Authority
3200 Taylor Drive, Ukiah, CA 95482