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Things That Can’t Be Placed in Trash or Recycling…
Posted By rpreston on August 29, 2019
You may or may not know but paint, propane/helium tanks, and motor oil, are not standard trash or recycling. Below and attached is information for Paint Recycling. The vendors on the attached PDF as well as gas stations that do propane refills may do recycling of your propane tanks for you. Please call 858-694-7000 for further disposal options for propane, helium, and motor oil.
PaintCare is a state-wide program that makes it is easy to recycle extra or old unwanted paint. PaintCare is a network of paint retailers that accept old paint during their normal operating hours. To find a drop-off location near you visit www.PaintCare.org or call your local paint store to see if they are part of the program.
For other hazardous household products, such as solvents, weed killer and other poisonous or dangerous materials, City of San Diego residents can make an appointment to drop off these materials at the Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility (HWTF) at the entrance to Miramar Landfill. To make an appointment or to learn more about what is accepted at the HWTF visit the City’s website at www.sandiego.gov/environmental-services/ep/hazardous