Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Imperial Beach partners with other South Bay cities to provide regional household hazardous waste (HHW) disposal options to residents through the City of Chula Vista. Disposal of residential HHW products is available:

Hazardous Waste Disposal
1800 Maxwell Road
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Phone: 619-691-5122

Wednesdays and Saturdays
9 am to 1 pm 


Sharps (needles, syringes, and lancets) are now being collected at the Sheriff's Station in Imperial Beach. The drop-off box is located outside the Sheriff's Department at 845 Imperial Beach Boulevard, Imperial Beach, CA 91932.

  • If the drop-off box is full, please do not leave sharps. To report a problem call 858-694-2888    
  • Please use rigid containers. For more information or to find out where to obtain a sharps container call: 877-713-2784 (Se habla español)
  • No medications (there is a box inside the Sheriff's office to drop off medications)

Visit the CalRecycle website for more hazardous waste disposal information.

Local Used Oil Recycling

The City of Imperial Beach currently has 2 locations for residents to recycle used motor oil, find more information about them in our directory.

Battery Recycling 

The City has 2 locations for batteries recycling: 

  • City Hall
    825 Imperial Beach Boulevard
    Imperial Beach, CA 91932
  • Public Works
    495 10th Street
    Imperial Beach, CA 91932