May 19, 2011 Ami Olson Uncategorized
Get rid of your hazardous wastes at OCRRA’s next Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday May 21 at the Ley Creek Transfer Station, off 7th North Street in Liverpool.
Reservations are required and are open to households only (business material will not be accepted). Register online at ocrra.org/programs_hazardous.asp.
Many products used day to day are considered “household hazardous wastes” and should be disposed of properly. Check the list for materials you may have at home, and make an appointment to properly dispose of them.
Automotive products (transmission or brake fluid, engine degreaser, anti-freeze, diesel fuel, gas cans, and contaminated gasoline)
Painting supplies (oil-based paints, stains or finishes, paint thinner, turpentine, brush cleaner, paint stripper, and wood preservatives)
Garden supplies and pesticides
Cleaning supplies (oven cleaner, drain cleaner, lye, toilet bowl cleaner, floor and furniture polish, mothballs and products containing petroleum)
Miscellaneous products, such as fluorescent light bulbs, mercury thermostats, mercury thermometers, lighter fluid, kerosene, driveway sealer, nail polish remover, smoke detectors, loose asbestos that has been double bagged, and any product whose label has descriptions such as toxic, flammable, poisonous, corrosive.