The Southwest Central Regional Solid Waste Management District is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection day on Saturday, October 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Clark County Fairgrounds.
Household hazardous wastes are unused or leftover household products containing toxic, flammable, corrosive or reactive chemicals. These products should not be disposed of in household trash or poured down sinks, toilets or storm drains.
The following household hazardous wastes will be accepted at Saturday’s collection:
Antifreeze; brake or transmission fluid; waxes and polish; cleaning compounds
Oil-based; water/latex-based; stains; shellacs; lacquer; varnish; preservatives; aerosol cans
THINNERS, STRIPPERS, SOLVENTS
Mineral spirits; paint thinners; turpentine; alcohol; other non-chlorinated solvents (check container)
HOUSEHOLD PESTICIDES AND HERBICIDES
Over-the-counter products and pet care products only. Must be in original containers.
All home cleaners for carpet, drains, metal, mildew, ovens, toilet and ammonia products
Bleaches; Clorox; peroxide; carbon tetrachloride
COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS
Outdated propane bottles; disposable and expired fuel tanks
Kerosene; diesel fuel
ITEMS THAT ARE NOT ACCEPTED
Oil filters and spent/used oil; materials in non-original containers or without labels; lead acid batteries (from autos, marine, golf carts, etc.)
Residents are asked to ensure all wastes are transported in sealed containers to avoid spills and to keep the wastes away from children and pets.
For more information, call 870-246-7602 or 870-246-5847.