Schedule an appointment or find a drop off location for household hazardous waste at Santa Clara County's Household Hazardous Waste website.
If you live in a single-family home in Milpitas, you are eligible for free curbside pick up of batteries, used motor oil/oil filters, and used cooking oil:
- Battery Collection: Place household batteries inside a clear plastic zipper-lock style bag (no car batteries allowed). Please tape the terminals on lithium and 9-volt batteries. Place the bag on top of (not inside) your Blue Recyclables Split Cart for collection.
- Used Motor Oil and Filters: Contain used oil in a sealed 1-gallon, screw-top container* and filters in a sealed zipper-lock style bag*. Place next to (not inside) your blue recyclables split cart for collection.
- Used Cooking Oil: Contain used cooking oil in a sealed 1-gallon, screw-top container*. Place next to (not inside) your blue recyclables split cart for collection.
*Free screw-top containers/bags provided by Milpitas Sanitation. Call to request at (408) 988-4500.