City of Santa Barbara HHW Collection Events

City of Santa Barbara HHW Collection Events

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

In the second quarter of 2024, City of Santa Barbara Residents have a household hazardous waste collection event scheduled for:

Saturday, June 8, 2024

This event will be held from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the parking lot next to La Playa Stadium on the campus of Santa Barbara City College.

Program Details

  • Events are for City of Santa Barbara residents only. No non-City participants are allowed and no business waste will be accepted.
  • Acceptable household hazardous waste includes:
    • Antifreeze
    • Batteries
    • Cleaners
    • Electronic waste
    • Fluorescent bulbs
    • Paints (latex, oil-based, stains, etc.)
    • Motor Oil/Oil Filters
    • Pesticides/Herbicides
    • Solvents
  • Residents may bring up to 15 gallons or 125 pounds of waste per trip.
  • No biological, explosive, or radioactive materials are acceptable.

Other Options

City residents may use the UCSB Hazardous Waste Facility (Community Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center) free of charge. The Center is open most weekends throughout the year. This facility also accepts CESQG/VSQ hazardous waste most Fridays throughout the year. Learn more about this facility.


Call (805) 963-1852 for more information.