04.04.19

Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at FDR State Park

In addition to properly labelled household chemicals and other special wastes found in a typical household, residents can bring documents for shredding and expired or unwanted medications for disposal.

Generally, the following items are accepted for safe disposal or recycling:

Properly labelled household chemicals, such as:

  • Household cleaning products
  • Most automotive fluids (antifreeze, brake fluid, gasoline but not motor oil)
  • Flammable liquids (kerosene, butane, lighter fluid, turpentine)
  • Metal, jewelry and furniture polishes and waxes; wood preservatives
  • Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, herbicides
  • Photographic and swimming pool chemicals
  • Batteries – only vehicle, rechargeable, or button cell
  • Fluorescent light bulbs & CFLs
  • Fire extinguishers
  • BBQ propane tanks (up to 20 lbs.)
  • Mercury containing devices (thermometers and thermostats)
  • Electronic waste (TVs, computer monitors and towers)
  • Expired or unwanted medications, both OTC and prescription
  • Personal documents for shredding (limit of four (4) file-size boxes per household)
  • Tires

For more information, see the press release.

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