Household Hazardous Waste Collection Takes Place in Watauga County on Thursday, June 9

Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 5:14 pm

Watauga County’s new household hazardous waste collection site will be open on Thursday, June 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at the landfill, the site is open once a month between April and October.

Only waste from residential homes is accepted, and make sure you transport it securely in the trunk or truck bed to avoid exposure and spills. The collection of hazardous waste under this monthly program is free.

The household hazardous waste facility accepts a variety of toxic materials, which if disposed of properly helps to keep our environment toxic free. :

  • household cleaners
  • paint
  • varnishes
  • stains
  • paint thinner/remover
  • solvents
  • pesticides
  • automotive liquids
  • mercury items
  • light bulbs
  • batteries

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