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Announcement: Household Hazardous Waste Collection 2020

Pala Environmental Department PED PBMI Announcement

Pala, CA – The Pala Transfer Station and the Pala Environmental Department announces the Household Hazardous Waste Collection 2020.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Monday, January 13, 2020 – Saturday, January 18, 2020
Monday, April 13, 2020 – Saturday, April 18, 2020
Monday, July 13, 2020 – Saturday, July 18, 2020
Monday, October 12, 2020 – Saturday, October 17, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Pala Transfer Station

Weekly Pickups

Don’t forget HHW is picked up weekly. Just put it in your red bin and put it curbside with the recycling.

Red Bins

Don’t have a red bin? Swing by the transfer station to pick one up.

Acceptable Items

What is accepted at the transfer station during collection events?

  • Aerosol cans
  • Automotive fluids
  • Batteries
  • Light bulbs
  • Car oil filters
  • Pool chemicals
  • Nail polish
  • Paint/turpentine
  • Pesticides
  • Cleaning products
  • Printer ink
  • Antifreeze
  • Solvents
  • Propane

If you are not sure call the Pala Transfer Station [contact info below].

Secure Containers

  • Make sure the waste is properly contained, in a secure container, not mixed with other chemicals or cleaners.
  • Household hazardous waste is products that can catch fire, react, or explode under certain circumstances or that are corrosive or toxic.
  • These items along with universal wastes (batteries, pesticides, thermometers, and lightbulbs) cannot be thrown away in the regular trash or recycling.
  • It is important to store these items safely until they can be properly disposed of. Products should be stored in their original containers whenever possible – they have been designed to keep the hazardous materials contained.
  • If you are not sure if a product is hazardous, look for these words on the label: danger, warning, toxic, caution, poison, flammable, corrosive, or reactive.

Please see the attached flyer and post in your area or forward it to those interested.

Pala Transfer Station
For more information contact the Pala Transfer Station:
760-742-1781 | alovato@palatribe.com | ped.palatribe.com/pala-transfer-station/

Pala Environmental Department
For more information contact the Pala Environment Department:
760-891-3510 | ped@palatribe.com | ped.palatribe.com

Pala Band California Environmental Department PED Planet Pala Hazardous Waste

Pala Band California Environmental Department PED Planet Pala Hazardous Waste