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Household Hazardous Waste Event - September 21st, 2019

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Welcome to our Household Hazardous Waste Event Page! 

In order to keep the event running smoothly, we ask that you please arrive at the time that you select below. 

Materials accepted include: aerosol cans, adhesives, batteries, fluorescent tubes and bulbs, fuel additives, gasoline, household cleaners, medical sharps, medications, mercury products, motor oil and filters, paint, polishes, varnishes, paint-related materials, pesticides, pool chemicals, turpentine, transmission fluid, and thermometers. 

Items that are NOT accepted include: 55-gallon drums, containers greater than 5 gallons, commercial and industrial waste, compressed gas, propane tanks, explosives, bullets, fireworks, radioactive material, smoke detectors, and electronic waste. E-waste can be dropped off for free at Gold Coast Recycling at any time. 

Please note:
The Federal Department of Transportation regulations limit 15 gallons or 125 pounds of material that can be legally transported per visit. Asbestos must be soaked in water and double-bagged. Transite pipe must be cut in sections no loner than two feet, soaked and double-bagged. Medical sharps, hypodermic needles, pen needles, intravenous needles, lancets and other devices that are used to penetrate the skin for the delivery of medication will ONLY be accepted in an approved sharps container in compliance with State regulations. 

Flammable liquids (gasoline, diesel, etc.) are bulked at the end of the event, so please schedule your appointment for 1:30 PM if you would like your gas container returned to you, otherwise you will be asked to return at the end of event if you would like your gas container back.

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