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Paint, Universal Waste & E-Waste Drop-Off and Paper Shredding Event

  • City Maintenance Facilities 1900 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach, CA, 92651 United States (map)

 Laguna Beach residents and business operators may bring the following E-Waste, universal waste and paint to the City’s annual drop-off event.  Residents can also dispose of hazardous waste by contacting At Your Door Special Collection for a free pickup click here for more information. 

Paint: All oil and latex paints.  5-gallon and smaller containers only. Wrap or contain materials properly before transporting them to the collection site. (Paint thinners, caulk, fillers or similar items will not be accepted).

E-Waste: Alarm clocks, camcorders, CD players, cell phones, computer monitors, CRT’s and flat screens, computers/CPUs/Laptops, copiers, digital cameras, digital thermometers, display boards on exercise equipment, DVD players, hand held electronics, home use medical monitors, IPods/MP3 players, microwave ovens, PDAs, programmable kitchen devices, pagers, printers/scanners/fax machines, radios of all types, stereos (no speakers), telephones/answering machines, televisions, and video game consoles. 

Universal Waste: Mercury thermometers, aerosols (cans), all lamps and light bulbs, and batteries (alkaline, lithium, Ni-Cad, Mercury, and small lead acid). Rechargeable batteries which include lithium-ion are hazardous waste and will not be accepted at the drop-off event.

Document Shredding:  Unlimited on-site document destruction.  No 3-ring binders or hanging folders.  Parking will be available for the document shredding services.

Important Event Reminders:

A maximum of 15 gallons or 125 pounds may be transported per vehicle, per trip, as required per the Department of Transportation regulations. Multiple trips are OK.

Please wrap or contain materials properly before transporting them to the event.

Materials delivered to this event must be in secure, labeled containers.

Materials will only be accepted from vehicles. Pedestrian traffic/drop-offs are not allowed.

Small children and pets should not be brought to the event site.

Waste is strictly limited to homeowners and small businesses.

Residents Only: Please bring proof of residency

Businesses Only: Please bring Business License Number

No other hazardous waste will be accepted at the event. See below for a detailed list of unacceptable items.

Unacceptable Waste: Household chemicals and products; commercial chemicals and products; radioactive materials; sharps; expired pharmaceutical products and other biohazards; explosives; ammunition, containers over 5 gallons; hazardous household wastes that are not considered universal waste such as, but not limited to, compressed gas cylinders (aerosols are acceptable), flammable liquids, oxidizers, toxics, corrosives and state regulated material.

For questions please contact the Public Works Department at (949) 497-0344.

Earlier Event: March 3
Village Laguna Board Meeting