Adapted from a Santa Anita Park press release.
Santa Anita Park will host Los Angeles County's hazardous and e-waste collection drive Aug. 18. L.A. County residents can drop off their hazardous and electronic waste products for free at Santa Anita’s infield parking lot from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
“This is one of L.A. County’s largest e-waste collections for the entire year,” Santa Anita's special projects and community service Director Pete Siberell said. “We’re set up well, with good access and we’re happy to be in a position to help.”
Los Angeles County e-waste and hazardous waste guidelines permit the following items: Brake fluid, paint, paint thinner, cleaners with acid or lye, pesticides or herbicides, household and car batteries, pool chemicals, motor oil, oil filters, expired pharmaceuticals, anti-freeze and fluorescent light bulbs.
Electronic waste that will be allowed include computer monitors, televisions, computer CPUs, keyboards, printers and cellular phones, etc.
Explosives, ammunition, radioactive materials, trash, tires, controlled substances, large household appliances such as refrigerators or stoves stoves, and hazardous waste or electronic waste from businesses, are not eligible for this collection service.
Also, there is a limit of 15 gallons, or, 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip. Please keep items segregated, preferably in a sturdy box or in their original container, and to be prepared to leave containers and boxes on-site.
Participants are encouraged to take Colorado Place, which runs along Santa Anita’s northern perimeter, and enter at Gate 6.