City of Escondido residents can use the Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Site operated by Escondido Disposal, located at 1044 West Washington Avenue in Escondido. The facility is open two Saturdays per month, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for City residents and 12:45 to 2:45 p.m. for County residents. County residents please visit this link to schedule your appointment https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/deh/waste/hhw/chd_hhwfacilities.html
City residents call 760-745-3203 to schedule an appointment or visit https://www.escondidodisposal.com/residential-waste-services/curbside-pickup/household-hazardous-waste/online for additional information.
County residents visit https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/deh/waste/hhw/chd_hhwfacilities.html to schedule an online appointment.
You may not transport more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds at a time (excluding electronic waste). Each container should be no larger than 5 gallons and clearly labeled.
If you prefer, you can also use the household hazardous waste sites located in Vista and Poway. These sites are open most Saturdays and do not require appointments. For additional information, download our flyer or visit the following web pages:
If you have additional questions, call Recycling Division staff at 760-839-4342.