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Household hazardous waste mobile collection event
Batteries are just one hazardous waste item that will be accepted at an upcoming disposal event. - photo by DENNIS WYATT

Four days per year Stanislaus County has a mobile Hazardous Household Waste Disposal unit in Turlock which accepts all hazardous household waste.  The next collection event in Turlock is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 25 and 26. It will be held at the Turlock Regional Water Quality Control Facility located at 901 S. Walnut Rd.

Acceptable materials include batteries, antifreeze, used automotive oil, fertilizers, pool chemicals, aerosol products, kerosene and road tar. Unacceptable items include ammunition, asbestos, cooking oil, dried paint and pharmaceutical waste. Please refer to the graphic of the complete list of acceptable and unacceptable items.

If you are unable to make the event, Stanislaus County has a facility open every weekend that accepts hazardous disposal from residents in Stanislaus County and its nine cities.  This collection is not only free of charge, but also provides an alternative to illegal dumping of hazardous waste. 

For more information on household hazardous waste disposal, visit

Brought to you by the City of Turlock Municipal Services Department.



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