Monday, May 11, 2009

HHW / E-Waste Collection May 16

Here's a convenient Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste clean-up event hosted by L.A. County Sanitation:
Saturday, May 16th from 9-3.
Between Mountain View and Figueroa, west of Lincoln Ave.

Examples of E-Waste that WILL BE accepted:
computer monitors and televisions
computer cpu's and key boards
printers and copiers
cell phones

Examples of what WILL NOT be accepted:
refrigerators or white goods
trash or tires
E-Waste from Businesses

What you CAN bring to a Household Hazardous Waste collection:
Motor oil, oil filters, brake fluid
Used antifreeze
Paint, paint thinner, turpentine
Cleaners with acid or lye
Pesticides or herbicides
Household batteries or car batteries
Pool chemicals
CRT's, old TV's, misc. electronics
Mercury thermometers or thermostats
Used Needles or Sharps (In a Sharps container or sturdy box labeled "SHARPS")
Unwanted or expired prescriptions

What you CANNOT bring to a HHW collection:
Radioactive Materials
Business Waste
White Goods (stoves, fridges, etc.)
Controlled Substances

How should you prepare?
Bring the items you wish to dispose of in a sturdy box preferably in their original, labeled containers.
Do not EVER mix products together.
It is ILLEGAL to transport more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste in your personal vehicle.
Be prepared to leave your containers. Because of permitting requirements, and the volume of people that utilize the program, items such as gasoline cans WILL NOT be returned.

1 comment:

Shannon said...

The address for this event is 252 West Mountain View Avenue, which is EAST of Lincoln, near Glenrose.