Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Hazardous Waste Day

Hazardous Waste Day is September 19 at the Railroad Station. Yes, electronics will be taken because the State has not acted as yet on the Law that went into effect on July 1.

What CAN be dropped off? Here are some examples:

Drain or oven cleaners, rust preventatives, pesticides, herbicides, old chemistry sets, oil based paints - NOT LATEX!

Arts and craft supplies, transmission fluid,insect and rodent sprays, photo chemicals, solvents, degreasers

Floor cleaners and strippers, sealants, pool chemicals, dry cleaning fluids, antifreeze, brake fluid, ATF, muriatic acid, wood preservatives,engine and radiator cleaners, no-pest strips

Wood strippers, items with PCBs, septic system cleaners, dioxin silver or 2,4,5- T, paint thinner, kerosene, chips from lead based paint.

Computers (laptops and desktops), monitors, TVs, printers, fax, DVD, VCR

What CAN'T be dropped off?:

Latex Paint, tires, garbage, infectious or medical wastes, gas cylinders, asbestos, smoke detectors, ammunition, fireworks, propane, freon or unknown gases, explosives and highly reactive materials, radioactive materials, controlled substances.

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