|County recycling closed for winter|
|Written by Submitted|
|Tuesday, November 20, 2012 6:10 PM|
The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District’s free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off site is closed for the remainder of the year.
To participate, residents must show proof of Hamilton County residency. Businesses, schools and non-profit organizations are not eligible to participate in the program.
The program has collected 346,566 pounds of hazardous waste from residents since opening in April. The drop-off site is scheduled to reopen next spring.
Locations: Environmental Enterprises, Inc., 4600 Spring Grove Ave., or Environmental Enterprises, Inc., 10163 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, Sharonville.
Acceptable items: pesticides, fertilizers, solvents, thinners, lawn/pool chemicals, cleaners, household/auto batteries, fire extinguishers, propane tanks, mercury, fluorescent bulbs, driveway sealer, gasoline, antifreeze, thermostats, motor oil and oil-based paint.
Unacceptable items: prescription drugs, radioactive materials, medical waste, explosives/ammunition, gun powder, heating oil tanks, tires, yard waste, garbage, roofing materials, appliances, computers/electronics, fuel tanks, unmarked cylinders, fireworks and smoke detectors.
Latex paint is accepted at the drop-off site if residents bring other household hazardous waste. If only latex paint is brought, residents will be charged $1.50 per gallon. For more information, call 946-7766 or visit www.HamiltonCountyRecycles.org.
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