ABOP Drop Off Center
The Riverside County ABOP facility is open every Saturday (except holiday weekends and weather permitting), to collect your used antifreeze, household and automotive batteries, used oil and latex paint. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is located at 25315 Jefferson Avenue in Murrieta (just North of Murrieta Hot Springs Road). Call for more information: 800-304-2226 or visit Riverside County Household Hazardous Waste Department.
Residents with current disposal service receive 2 annual bulky item cleanups per year at no additional charge. For an additional fee, residents may order bulky item pickups throughout the year.
For details on pickups, call Waste Management at 800-423-9986.
|Lumber (cut into 4 ft lengths & bundled)
||Hazardous Waste* (antifreeze, batteries, oils, paints, solvents)
|Refrigerators/Freezers/Air Conditioners (Need certified seal for Freon removal per federal law)
*Dispose of your household hazardous waste at the ABOP (Antifreeze, Batteries, used Oil & latex Paint) Drop Off Center located at 25315 Jefferson Avenue in Murrieta. Hours of operation are Saturdays 9 a.m. 2 p.m. (except holiday weekends). Call for more information: 800-304-2226 or visit Riverside County Household Hazardous Waste Department. See ABOP Drop Off link for more information.
Household Hazardous Waste
The Riverside County Environmental Health Department offers regular Hazardous Waste Roundup Days. Residents may drop off household hazardous waste items at the Murrieta site on those dates.
Accepted items include: deodorizers, cleaners, bleach, floor wax, spot remover, drain cleaner, furniture polish, aerosol cans, latex paints, oil-based paints, weed killer, fertilizer, anti-freeze, pesticides, pool chlorine, household and automotive batteries, garden chemicals, motor oil and barbeque propane tanks.
Five gallons of hazardous liquid waste or a total of 50 pounds maximum per car (multiple trips allowed) can be dropped off at each visit. Containers must be marked and secured to prevent leaks. Containers holding gasoline will not be returned.
Restricted items include: business and non-profit waste, explosives and ammunition, 55-gallon drums, radioactive material, appliances, tires and medical waste. If you are unsure about your waste being accepted, please contact the facility prior to loading your vehicle.
Click the Calendar link to find the next Household Hazardous Waste Roundup in your area or call 800-304-2226.
Used Oil Recyclers*
The following Murrieta businesses accept used oil from residents. Please contact the store directly for handling instructions.
- Auto Zone 40950 Cal Oaks Rd 677-6206
- Big O Tires 40420 Cal Oaks Rd 600-0160
- Grease Monkey 40430 Cal Oaks Rd 351-0604
- Kragen Auto Parts 40951 Cal Oaks Rd 696-2991
*Waste Management will collect used oil each week from your curb on your normal collection day. Please use clear containers and mark as used oil. Place your clearly marked container at the curb next to your bins. Make sure the lid is secure to prevent spillage. Your container will be emptied and returned to the curb.
Diabetics and others who rely on injected medications must dispose of used medical equipment in an environmentally responsible manner. Please visit the Riverside County Environmental Health Departments website for guidelines relating to medical waste disposal.
Several landfills are available for your direct disposal needs. Most landfill operating hours are Monday Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. For fee and disposal information contact the landfill directly. Landfill information and directions can be found here.