Effective February 9, 2006, Universal Waste - items with lead, mercury, nickel-cadmium, lead - acid, and other toxic metals - cannot be thrown into residential trash containers. Monrovia residents can take these items to any Household Hazardous and E-Waste collection events. Universal Waste can also be taken to local Goodwill centers as well as the Monrovia Recycling Center. You may also take your universal waste to a permanent facility, permanent facilities are open to the public weekly.
Options for Disposal
Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Waste Collection Events
For a complete list of events and centers visit www.888cleanla.com or call 1-888-Clean LA (1-888-253-2652)
Randall Street S.A.F.E. Center
Permanent Facility located at 11025 Randall St. Sun Valley, CA 91352. Open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 9:00am - 3:00pm.
List of Universal Waste
Microwaves, Computer Processors, Cell Phones, TV's, Stereos, Computer Mice, Cell Phone Batteries, Computer Monitors, VCRs, Keyboards, Phone Systems, CRTs, DVD Players, Laptops, Answering Machines, Thermometers, Household Batteries, Digital Cameras, Radios, Disk Drives, Computer Games, iPods, Audio/Visual Equipment, Printers, Electronic Toys, Walkmans, LCD TVs, Modems, Portable CD Players, Pagers, PDAs, Fax Machines, Camcorders, Game Boys, Calculators, Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Wireless Routers
- www.ciwmb.ca.gov - California Integrated Waste Management Board
- www.dtsc.ca.gov - Department of Toxic Substances Control
- www.keepcaliforniabeautiful.com - Keep California Beautiful
Contact the Department of Public Services, at (626) 932-5575.