Household Hazardous Waste Collection

155 Firetown Rd, Simsbury, CT 06070 (Henry James Memorial School)

August 13, 2011

8:00am–1:00pm

The MDC invites residents from Simsbury (and other eligible towns) to empty their homes of hazardous wastes on Saturday, August 13th.  Household hazardous wastes will be collected from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Henry James Memorial School, located at 155 Firetown Road.  The program is free, environmentally responsible, and gives individuals a chance to protect their local environment. Examples of acceptable household hazardous wastes include compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs), solvents, pesticides, cleaners, mercury containing products, gasoline, oil-based paint and batteries.   The following materials will not be accepted at the collection: latex paint, tires, medical waste, compressed gas cylinders, radioactive waste, household garbage, motor oil, smoke detectors, ammunition, and explosives.  Please collect these products in disposable but sturdy boxes or bins; store in a cool, dry place away from children and pets, and transport it to the collection in the trunk of your car. Special conditions apply for asbestos, lead paint chips, sand blasting grit, and any products stored in 55-gallon drums and the MDC HazWaste Coordinator must give prior approval for the waste to be brought to an MDC collection. If permission is not received, the MDC Coordinator has the right to reject this material. For a complete list of eligible towns and acceptable items please go to www.themdc.com or call the HazWaste Hotline at (860) 278-3809.

Features: Open to All

Website: http://www.themdc.com

Phone: 860-278-3809

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