Gloucester Clean Community will host a household harmful waste collection from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hayes Convenience Center, 7599 Guinea Road.
This free collection is open to county residents only. Commercial quantities, quantities that exceed a reasonable residential household amount, and/or hazardous waste generated by businesses will not be accepted.
This collection allows residents an opportunity to dispose of:
Automobile hazardous waste—antifreeze, brake and transmission fluids, gasoline (and mixtures thereof), batteries, etc.;
Gardening/Outdoor supplies—pesticides, herbicides, pool chemicals, etc.;
Household items—small propane canisters and propane tanks for grills, fire extinguishers, toxic household cleaners, drain cleaners, mercury, batteries, electronics, etc., and
Painting supplies—paints, thinners, solvents, epoxies, wood preservatives, etc.
Items that cannot be accepted include the following:
Ammunition, explosives, ...
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