The City of Santa Clarita is welcoming residents to dispose of their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste at the free Household Hazardous/E-Waste Collection Event on Saturday, April 9.
From 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m the event is set to take place in the south parking lot at the College of the Canyons Valencia campus.
The Household Hazardous/E-Waste Collection Event is an opportunity for residents to dispose of their hazardous household and electronic waste (e-waste).
This includes antifreeze, paint, paint thinner, turpentine, motor oil, oil filters, brake fluid, cleaners with acid or lye, pool chemicals, fertilizers, pesticides, household batteries or car batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, cathode-ray tubes televisions and other electronics such as cell phones, printers and stereos.
Needles or sharps and unwanted or expired prescriptions may also be disposed of, according to officials.
Waste items should be packed in a sturdy box and placed in the trunk of the persons’ vehicle. Participants should be prepared to leave any containers or boxes at the collection site and must remain in their vehicle while trained staff removes the hazardous waste from the vehicle’s trunk.
Items not eligible for disposal include:
- Ammunition, radioactive materials and explosives
- Controlled substances and biohazardous waste
- “White goods” including refrigerators, water heaters and other domestic appliances
- Waste from businesses
A transportation limit of 125 pounds or 15 gallons per vehicle is enforced.
For more information about the Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste Collection Event and additional household hazardous waste permanent collection centers, visit here or call (888) CLEAN LA. Click here to learn more about upcoming green events.
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