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Mace & Tear Gas

Mace and pepper spray are considered a toxic materials and can be disposed of at your local Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center. For information on locations and hours of operation visit Household Hazardous Waste | OC Waste & Recycling (oclandfills.com)

Tear gas is not accepted at Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers. Contact your local police or sheriff's department for best way to dispose of tear gas. 

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