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Household Hazardous Waste Facililty

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The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility

  • 1145 E. Taylor Street (across the street from the Public Works Yard)
  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SATURDAYS ONLY.

Closed these holiday weekends:

  • Easter Weekend
  • Memorial Day Weekend
  • Independence Day Weekend
  • Labor Day Weekend
  • Thanksgiving Weekend
  • Christmas Weekend
  • New Year's Day Weekend

  • No appointment is necessary. No direct fee to the residents of Vista. Proof of residency is required.
  • Free door-to-door collection services are available to citizens 65 or older, or households possessing a registered handicap placard. P: 800.714.1195 to schedule an appointment.

Accepted Items

  • Household cleaners: drain & oven cleaners, wood and metal polish / cleaners, toilet bowl cleaners, disinfectants.
  • Automotive: oil and fuel additives, grease/rust solvents, carburetor/fuel injector cleaners, air conditioning refrigerants, starter fluid, lubricating fluids, radiator & transmission fluids/ additives, waxes, polishes, cleaners.
  • Home Maintenance and improvement products: paint thinners, paint strippers, adhesives, paints, stains, varnishes, sealants, and wood preservatives.
  • Lawn and garden products: Pesticides, Herbicides, and Fungicides (Poisons).
  • Miscellaneous: batteries, fingernail polish removers, pool and photo chemicals.
  • Home-generated sharps
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Old and unused medicines
  • E-waste: computers, televisions, toaster ovens, etc.

*Residents can also drop off used oil at any time at any of the CalRecycle 13 used oil recycling locations in Vista.  


From State Route 78, exit Civic Center Drive, go north. Turn right on East Vista Way. Turn right on Arcadia. Turn left on Laguna Lane. Follow Laguna Lane to East Taylor Street, turn left onto East Taylor Street. Facility (and the entrance) are on the left (1145 E. Taylor Street, Vista CA).