Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Saturday, April 13, 2013
9 am to 3 pm
Provo Towne Centre Mall
Agencies across the county will come together again to take your old or unused household chemicals and properly dispose of them so they don't pollute our environment.
Please - household waste only in containers less than 5 gallons -- no commercial waste.

What to Bring
What NOT to Bring
  • Medications
  • Electronics (e-waste) -- 2 sets per vehicle (NO commerical)
  • Gasoline/Fuels
  • Antifreeze
  • Solvents/Thinners
  • All-purpose cleaners
  • Aerosol cans
  • Pesticides/Herbicides
  • Glues/Adhesives
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Smoke detectors
  • Electronics
  • Paints/Stains*
  • Motor Oil/Lubricants*
  • Containers over 5 gallons in size
  • Ammunition
  • Explosives
  • Compressed gas tanks / propane tanks
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Asbestos materials
  • PCB-related materials
  • Medical or biological waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Business or commercial waste
  • Construction or demolition materials
  • Tires*
  • Unknown or unlabeled substances

How to pack your wastes:
Do not mix wastes. If possible, leave materials in original containers with labels intact, or mark containers if labels are missing. Be sure all containers are capped or sealed. Containers must be deposited with waste materials, they cannot be returned. Transport in a cardboard box lined with newspaper.