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Hazardous Waste Services Providers

This partial list is intended to serve as a reference only. Businesses listed below are not endorsed by the City and County of San Francisco. The use of a qualified company not listed here is acceptable. For more vendors, including recyclers of Universal Waste (fluorescent lights, electronics, household batteries, etc.) and other materials, please use the EcofindeRRR directory at

Provider Website or Address City and State Phone Number
All Chemical Disposal San Jose, CA (408) 363-1660
Artesian Oil Recovery Inc.  2306 Magnolia Rd. Oakland, CA (510) 533-0751
Ashbury Environmental Services 1014 Chesley Ave. Richmond, CA (800) 727-2879
Clean Harbors 1040 Commercial St., Ste 109 San Jose, CA (408) 451-5000
Evergreen Environmental Newark, CA (800) 596-9455
General Environmental Management Benicia, CA (707) 725-6055
North State Environmental South San Francisco, CA (650) 588-2838
Veolia Environmental Services Richmond, CA (510) 233-8001
Philip Services Benicia, CA (877) 748-3040
Ramos Environmental Services West Sacramento, CA (916) 371-5747
SafetyKleen 400 Market St.    (510) 832-7942
Univar/Chemcare West Sacramento, CA (916) 371-7600

How to Get Rid of Gas Cylinders

(These companies pick up gas cylinders from businesses for a fee)

North State Environmental South San Francisco
Philip Services Corp Benicia
Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. San Jose
Ramcon Engineering West Sacramento

Drop off for charge: The VSQG facility accepts only propane and helium tanks, and does not accept tanks larger than 20 pounds (a typical barbecue tank is 20 pounds).

SF Recycling & Disposal (VSQG) San Francisco