Saturday, October 13, 2012

Household Hazardous Waste Day - Oct. 27th

Household Hazardous Waste
Drop-Off Event

October 27, 2012

This fall Cayuga County's Household Hazardous Waste Day provides all City of Auburn and Cayuga County residents the opportunity to dispose of household hazardous waste in a safe manner. Proper disposal protects human health, our community and the environment.

Date, Time and Registration:
Saturday, October 27, 2012.

This event is FREE! But everyone Must Register with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County. Please call 315-255-1183.

Acceptable Household Hazardous Wastes Include:

Products containing chemicals
Oil based paints, oil based stains
Turpentine, paint thinners, brush cleaners
Pesticides (weed killers, insect sprays, fungicides)
Mercury thermometers and barometers
Liquid mercury (quick silver)
Fluorescent tubes and bulbs (contains mercury)
Compact fluorescent bulbs (contains mercury)
Liquid driveway sealer
Household cleaners
Gas/oil, oil/water, gas/water mixtures
Pool chemicals
Photograph developing chemicals
Propane tanks
Look for warnings on labels such as danger, caution, toxic, flammable, corrosive, and reactive. These are hazardous materials that can cause water pollution and human injuries if they are poured on the ground, down the drain, or placed in the trash.

Small freon appliances will also be accepted for FREE, with a 40 pound weight limit.

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