Household Batteries

It is illegal to dispose of household batteries in curbside trash or recycling containers, because they contain heavy metals and are corrosive.
 Household batteries, both rechargeable and alkaline, can be recycled elsewhere.  

La Cañada Flintridge residents have several options for properly disposing of compact household batteries:
  1. Household Battery Drop-Off Location
    Foothill Car Wash, Lube & Oil
    2355 Foothill Blvd

  2. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events in Los Angeles County
    Weekly Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events are held throughout Los Angeles County.  Household batteries are accepted at these events.  Please click here for information regarding material types, amounts accepted, and locations.

  3. Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers Near La Cañada Flintridge

    11025 Randall St. 
    Sun Valley, CA 91352

    Businesses and organizations that are Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators may use this center by appointment only on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  Appointments can be made by calling 1-800-98-TOXIC (1-800-988-6942)

    4600 Colorado Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90039

    Hours of Operation (Both Sites): 
    Saturdays & Sundays 
    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
     For information regarding material types and amounts accepted, please visit the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation website.

    Not available to businesses or organizations.

    Waste collection is suspended during rain. 

    For more information, please call 
    (800) 98-TOXIC (800-988-6942)