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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
April 15 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
DOUGLAS COUNTY SOLID WASTE WILL BE HOLDING A HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT ON SATURDAY APRIL 15TH FROM 8AM TO 2PM. THIS WILL BE AT 110 2 nd Street NE, East Wenatchee . ACCEPTING ALL BATTERY TYPES, POOL CHEMICALS, AUTO FLUIDS, PESTICIDES, PROPANE TANKS, FLOURESCENT BULBS, SHARPS AND GENERAL HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS. MANY PAINTS WILL STILL BE ACCEPTED EXCLUDING LATEX/OIL BASED PAINTS, STAINS, AND VARNISHES. GOOD NEWS IS PAINT WILL BE ACCEPTED YEAR-ROUND NOW! MUST BE A DOUGLAS COUNTY RESIDENT- PROOF OF RESIDENCY WILL BE REQUIRED.
Due to year-round Paint Collection Drop-off sites in Douglas County, NO Latex paint, oil-based paint, stains or varnish WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THIS EVENT
Items to Bring:
♦ Paint thinners, solvents
♦ Batteries, Antifreeze ♦ Fuel ♦ Contaminated motor oil, brake fluid ♦ Cleaning products, spot removers ♦ Weed and bug killers, insecticides ♦ Lawn fertilizers ♦ Swimming or hobby chemicals ♦ Cylinders (propane or helium) ♦ Fluorescent lamps/bulbs ♦ Sharps
>>>Paint Collection Drop-off Sites>>>
Hours of Operation Vary – Please call before driving to ensure time & items are correct.
♦ Latex/oil-based paint, stains, varnish (Drop-off sites listed below)
♦ Agricultural or commercial waste ♦ Medical waste ♦ Explosives
♦ Asbestos and dioxin bearing waste ♦ Radioactive material ♦ Poison A gases ♦ Leaking containers
♦ Demolition debris ♦ Containers larger than 5 gallons.
∙ Zacker Processing Center – 509.886.0899
∙ Rock Island Community Recycling Center 509.884.1261 ∙ Waterville Community Recycling Center 509.745-8871 ∙ Bridgeport Community Recycling Center 509.868.4041
How do you know if a product is hazardous? If the label mentions the words pesticide, caustic, acid, flammable, warning, danger or poison, it is considered hazardous.
Keep products in original containers ~ Store them so they do not tip over during transportation ~ Keep away from children, pets, passenger compartments of vehicle.
For more information regarding the event:
Visit: douglascountywa.net/443/Collection-Events or
Contact Douglas County Solid Waste at 509-886-0899
And ask for Becci Piepel or Christina Gapan