Fremont News

City of Fremont, Home

Posted on: August 25, 2019

Fremont Provides Safe and Convenient Toxic Waste Disposal

Household Hazardous Waste

The Fremont Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Facility provides residents with an environmentally safe and convenient method to dispose of hazardous waste. The facility is open every week from Wednesday to Saturday, and drop-off is easy and free of cost. Last year, over 16,000 households brought in over one million pounds of unwanted hazardous waste from their homes.

A typical home contains an array of hazardous household products for maintaining cars, cleaning and disinfecting homes, painting, and gardening. The health and safety of our families, neighborhoods, and environment are threatened when household hazardous waste is stored or disposed of improperly.

The City encourages residents to take advantage of the free Fremont Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Facility instead of disposing hazardous waste in the garbage, sink, toilet, or storm drain, which can have harmful effects on our communities and the environment.

Some of the unwanted paints, cleaners, sealants, and garden products left at the drop-off facility are moved to the Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station’s re-use area. These items are available for free at 41149 Boyce Rd.

For more information, please visit StopWaste or call 800-606-6606. Some small businesses can also use the site and should call 510-670-6460 for more information.

Accepted Items:


Automotive Fluids

Batteries/Electronic Waste

Fluorescent Tubes/Bulbs

Household Chemicals/Cleaners





Pool Chemicals

Mercury Thermometers

Rat Poison/Pest Control Products


8:30AM to 2:30PM

8AM to 4PM

Closed for the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.


41149 Boyce Rd., Fremont


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of Fremont, Home

City of Fremont logo with mountain peaks

Power Restored in Fremont

Posted on: October 10, 2019
Fremont PD Tesla

Fremont Patrol Tesla in the News

Posted on: September 29, 2019
Landlord Workshop

Education Workshop for Fremont Landlords

Posted on: September 22, 2019
Trick or Treat 2019

Trick or Treat on Downtown Safety Street

Posted on: September 21, 2019
City of Fremont logo with mountain peaks

27th Annual Festival of India

Posted on: August 15, 2019

Cooling Centers in the Tri-Cities

Posted on: June 10, 2019
Movie Night 2019

Summer Movies in the Park

Posted on: July 19, 2019
Street Eats

Fremont Street Eats is Back

Posted on: May 16, 2019
Bike to Work Day 2019

Are You Ready for Bike to Work Day?

Posted on: April 30, 2019