Hazardous Waste Days for 2011 is coming up! Whether you are preparing your home for sale, in the process of a move, or just doing some Fall cleaning, this is the time for getting rid of those items you cannot just throw away.
Here is the pertinent information:
Date: September 16-17
Time: Fri. 10 AM – 5:30 PM / Sat. 9 AM – 4 PM
Location: City Shops, 1305 Scott Street, Missoula, MT
No charge for the following items:
–Oil-based paints/stains (no latex)
–Used solvents (paint thinner, degreasers)
–Household rechargeable & button batteries (alkaline can be thrown away)
–Aerosol paints (spray small amounts onto cardboard and throw empty cans away)
–Pesticides that are no longer registered for use by EPA (like DDT)
–Used oil, Antifreeze and fuels (15 gal. limit) in no return containers (DO NOT MIX)
Items accepted for a fee (County residents pay about one quarter of the cost / Business & Out-of-County pay for all waste):
–Pesticides currently registered by EPA
–Strong acids (nitric, sulfuric, hcl)
Items not Accepted:
–Latex paint (use, give away, solidify with cat letter & throw away or contact Home Resource 541-8300)
–E-waste: Best Buy, P.E.T.E.S., Allied Recycling
–Car Batteries: Recycling centers & battery stores
–Fluorescent Tubes: P.E.T.E.S.
–CFL bulbs: accepted for free at Ace, Home Depot & Lowe’s
–Asbestos: call Allied Waste (543-3157)
–No drums of waste will be accepted
*For more information, or if you have questions, please call (406) 258-4890.