Regional Electronics, Household Hazardous Waste Roundup Scheduled

April 29, 2012

Escambia County (Fla.) residents are encouraged to drop off their electronics, household hazardous waste (HHW) and other items not accepted into the regular garbage stream at a Regional Roundup on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. until noon at the former  Carver Middle School at 150 East Pond Street in Century.

Businesses and residents of Escambia County (Fla.) can dispose of all types of clean, dry, recyclable electronics including computers, monitors and terminals, keyboards, mice, printers, TVs, copiers, gaming systems, remotes, fax machines, VCRs, stereo systems, cell phones and telephones. Electronics that have been gutted will not be accepted.

HHW items can cause injury if handled improperly. These items will usually have a warning or cautionary statement on their labels using terms such as flammable, corrosive, poison or toxic, and include items such as swimming pool chemicals, cleaners, drain openers, paint and paint products, fuels, gases, lawn and garden chemicals, aerosol cans and automotive repair and maintenance products.

All electronics, household hazardous waste and tires are recycled.

The event is open to all Escambia County (Fla.) residents and businesses, not just those in Century. Residents and businesses from Alabama are not allowed to participate in the event.

Comments

One Response to “Regional Electronics, Household Hazardous Waste Roundup Scheduled”

  1. Marlann Miller on May 23rd, 2012 2:57 pm

    When will there be another Electronics, etc., Round-up at Washington High School?





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