Safe Handling of Toxic Products

Convenient ways you can prevent pollution, and obey the law
Overview
Most households and businesses use hazardous materials such as batteries, paint, and pesticides on a regular basis. When we are done using these products, they cannot be put into the trash.
Partners
San Francisco features some of the most convenient and accessible toxic product disposal programs in the country. Our partners include a variety of local businesses, manufacturers, and other City departments.

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Residents can learn how to visit the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility, schedule a home pick-up, or visit a neighborhood drop-off site for certain toxic products.

 
City Departments can find out how to schedule a pick-up through the San Francisco Department of Public Health.Read>
Businesses can find a licensed hazardous waste hauler or discover whether they qualify for the Very Small Quantity Generator (VSQG) Program.Read>