If you have toxic household products (check the label) you wish to dispose of, consider these options:
- If still usable, consider giving it to someone who can use it up.
- If old or otherwise unusable dispose of it properly during the City’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, held on a Saturday, in the month of May. Notices are sent to residents prior to the event giving the date and location.
- Consider choosing less toxic alternatives.
|Floor Care Products||Paint Brush Cleaner w/Solvent|
|Furnitrue Polishes||Cutting Oil|
|Metal Polish w/Solvent||Glue (Solvent-based)|
|Medicine (Expired)||Paint (oil-based)|
|Rat Poison||Wood Preservative|
|Fluorescent Light Bulbs|
|Automatic Transmission Fluid||Miscellaneous|
|Auto Batteries (or Battery Acid)||Unknown or Unusable Waste|
|Brake Fluid||Artist's Paints, Mediums|
|Car Wax w/Solvent||Dry Cleaning Solvents|
|Diesel Fuel||Fiberglass Epoxy|
|Fuel Oil||Gun Cleaning Solvents|
|Metal Polish w/Solvent||Moth Balls|
|Motor Oil||Mercury Debris|
|Other Oils||30 lb. or less empty propane tanks|
Special information about latex paints:
Latex or water-base paints are generally not hazardous in the way that oil-base paints are. Partially full cans of latex paint can be solidified using kitty litter, sand or some other absorbent. Once solid, cans (without lids) can be disposed of with regular household garbage. Empty paint cans, with only a thin film of dried paint can be recycled with metals.
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