Free household hazardous waste event scheduled | Local News

Coos and Curry County inhabitants can dispose of different home chemicals at a no cost “Household Hazardous Waste Selection Event” scheduled for July 23 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Beaver Hill Transfer Web site (1/4 mile south of Milepost 253) on Freeway 101 amongst Coos Bay and Bandon.

Phone 541-396-7624 to make an appointment to drop off your residence hazardous squander at this occasion, as quickly as possible. Appointments must be made prior to the working day of the occasion. Greatest time to get in touch with is Tuesday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The selection party permits Coos and Curry County inhabitants to safely dispose of a large vary of supplies this sort of as poisons, pesticides, solvents, fluorescent lights, pool chemicals, aerosol cans, caustic cleaners, mercury thermometers and flammable liquids. This party is for home hazardous squander only.

No industrial or commercial wastes will be approved. If you are a enterprise we can supply a mobile phone range and make contact with identify to make an appointment for selection of these wastes.

Not approved at this celebration: Ammunition, asbestos, explosives, fireworks, radioactive components, health care wastes and Sharps. No massive quantities of unknowns will be recognized.

Remember to carry your domestic hazardous resources in the authentic containers with labels intact – do not mix items. Label supplies not in their first containers. If unaware of specific solution title, provide merchandise group, these types of as pesticide or cleaning products, if probable. No containers larger than five gallons.

Leaking containers should be placed inside a greater, plastic container with a limited-fitting lid. A non-flammable absorbent, this sort of as kitty litter, must be placed all-around the base of the merchandise to take up any leaks. Label the container with the contents and date. All supplies should be packed in a plastic-lined, durable cardboard box, secured to reduce spills and breakage. As an extra safety precaution, the supplies must be put in auto trunks or in the again of trucks en route to the occasion.

Supplies gathered at this function will be sorted for reuse or recycling (for illustration, reusable goods may be donated to local community corporations), or shipped to a controlled dangerous waste treatment, storage or right disposal facility.

Program merchandise acknowledged by PaintCare of Oregon will also be accepted at this event having said that these merchandise can be recycled any time by the Oregon PaintCare system at Beaver Hill or other drop off destinations. Remember to see the PaintCare website at for a list of solutions recognized in the PaintCare application and for a listing of fall off spots. If you only have these items, please convey them to Beaver Hill or other fall off destinations anytime to prevent waiting in line.

Suitable house dangerous waste solutions:

· Aerosol Spray Goods

· Ballasts (PCB & non-PCB)

· Fluorescent Lamps/Tubes

· Gasoline Cylinders(propane/helium)

· Motor or Vegetable Oil

· Paints/Stains/Shellacs

· Pesticides/Pesticides

· Rechargeable Batteries

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