Planning on doing a spring cleaning? When cleaning out closets and garages, put aside items that cannot be placed into the trash or put out for bulk pickup for the annual FREE Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection event.
On Sunday, May 16, 2010, simply drop off your household hazardous waste and electronics items at the Weston Public Works Services Center (located on South Post Road between Manatee Isles Drive and Saddle Club Road) between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) refers to used or leftover contents of consumer products that contain chemicals with one of the four characteristics: Toxic, Ignitable, Corrosive, or Reactive as defined by the Environmental Protection Agency.
What items are being accepted? Oil and latex paints and thinners, used motor oil, auto fluids and gasoline solvents, pesticides, fertilizers, pool chemicals, drain cleaners, tires, mercury, rechargeable & automobile batteries and electronics such as computers and televisions will be accepted.