Household Hazardous Waste Collection & Electronics Recycling Event

Saturday, April 28, 2012 (only) – Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) & Mercury Thermometer Collection, NEW: Latex Paint Recycling – & Electronics Recycling Events (eCycle), Q.A. County Public Works, 312 Safety Dr., Centreville, 8 to 2, Rain or Shine, free, Caroline, Kent, QA & Talbot residents. Directions: From 213/301 intersection take Rte 301 N, right onto Rte 304 E (truck stop), go 0.1 miles then left onto Safety Drive. For info.:, 410-758-6605, flyers at disposal facilities, libraries or by mail, check ads in local papers.

HHW: ACCEPTED (only residential wastes): Gas, Gas/Oil Mixes, Pool Chemicals, Cleaners, Solvents, Oil-Based Paints, Paint thinners, Lawn & Garden Pesticides, and usable paint for new pilot latex paint recycling project. UNACCEPTABLE: Industrial, Business, Commercial Agricultural materials, ammunition, radioactive, explosives, and medical waste, other.

Next collection event planned for Fall 2012 in Talbot County.

eCycle: Recycle Computers & peripherals, TV’s, VCR’s, cell phones, fax machines, copiers, stereos.