FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

From ClarksvilleNow.com:

Do you have things such as paints, automotive products and other items that could harm the environment if not disposed of correctly just lying around the house?  Well your opportunity to get rid of all of it at no cost to you is right around the corner.

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be Saturday, March 17th at the Montgomery Veteran’s Plaza Parking Lot.  From 8 a.m.-1 p.m. you can help protect the environment by bringing your household hazardous waste to this FREE event and dispose of it properly.  Any Tennessee resident is welcome, but no businesses please.

Common hazardous waste products that are found in a home include:

  • paint thinners
  • strippers and adhesives
  • gasoline
  • kerosene
  • oil
  • antifreeze
  • fuel additives
  • grease and rust solvents
  • starter fluids
  • body putty
  • herbicide
  • pesticides
  • fungicides
  • drain cleaners
  • oven cleaners
  • wood and metal cleaners
  • toilet cleaners
  • polishes and disinfectants
  • pool chemicals
  • fingernail polishes and remover

This event is sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and Bi-County Solid Waste Management Systems.  For more information call (931) 648-5751.

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Posted on March 7, 2012, in Events & Happenings. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day.

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