Household Hazardous Waste Collection Set for November 21, 22
Free residential household waste collection service is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21 and 22, 2015, by appointment only.
The county Department of Environmental Management is hosting the collection and says there is no fee for household hazardous waste collected at the event; however, an appointment is required for participation and the estimated types and quantities of waste must be stated.
Additional waste brought to the collection event, but not disclosed at the time the appointment was made, may be rejected.
Household hazardous wastes that will be accepted include:
- oil-based paints,
- fluorescent bulbs,
- old medication,
- fire extinguishers and
- propane tanks.
To make an appointment or to ask about other types of materials, interested individuals can call the contractor, EnviroServices, toll-free at (855) 325-3222. The deadline to schedule an appointment is Saturday, Nov. 7.
Commercial hazardous waste will not be accepted at this household collection event; however, businesses may call EnviroServices at (808) 839-7222 to schedule commercial waste pickup at the place of business.