(415) 457-9760 Mill Valley Refuse Service 112 Front Street San Rafael, CA 94901
We offer our residential customers free, curbside pickup of approved hazardous wastes. There is no limit on the number of times you may use this service during the year. You must call our office in advance at 415-457-9760 to schedule the pickup of your household hazardous waste, but it need not be on the same day as your regular garbage day.
Sorry, this service is not available to our business customers.
The limit on paint and oil is three one-gallon cans total on any one pickup. Paint must be sealed in containers with original labels. Batteries and fluorescent light bulbs should be packaged separately in paper or ziplock bags.
There is a wealth of additional information about the disposal and recycling of household hazardous wastes in Marin on the Marin Recycles website.
Please note that neither MVRS nor the Hazardous Waste Center can handle medical waste. To properly dispose of prescription drugs, sharps, etc. in Marin, please refer to information in this downloadable brochure, or call Marin County Environmental Health Services at 415-473-6907.
Mill Valley refuse customers can drop off hazardous waste for free at the HHW facility in San Rafael which collected more than 1.6 million pounds of hazardous waste last year. To learn more about HHW, read their 2015/16 Fiscal Year Report here.
Marin Household Hazardous Waste Facility
565 Jacoby Street, San Rafael
Open: Tues - Sat., 8 am to 3:30 pm
Residential line: (415) 485-6806
Business line: (415) 485-5648
The drop-off site at Jacoby St. in San Rafael.
The driveway where the public pulls up to
Cars lined up waiting to drop off their items.
Workers help to remove waste from cars.