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Household Hazardous Waste Collection this Saturday, August 20th, 2022 at HES

Submitted by Rivercog

(August 18, 2022) —- The Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Governments (Rivercog) will host a Household Hazardous Waste Collection this Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the former Haddam Elementary School, 272 Saybrook Road/Route 154, in Higganum. The list below shows what will and will not be accepted at this collection. Please take note:


Suggested Items for Disposal

Acids Gasoline & Diesel Polishes
Adhesives Glues Pool Chemicals
Aerosols (Full or Partial) Herbicides, Pesticides Photographic Chemicals
Alkaline Batteries Lithium Batteries Rodent Poison
Ammonia Insecticides Solvents
Antifreeze Kerosene & #2 Fuel Oil Transmission Fluid
Artist’s Paints Lighter Fluid Turpentine
Asbestos Mercury Weed Killer
Brake Fluids Mercury Switches Wood & Metal Polishes
Batteries Mercury Thermometers Wood Preservatives
Cleaning Solvents Mercury Thermostats Wood Stains
Degreasers/Drain Cleaners Moth Balls Disinfectants
Oil-Based Paints Drain Cleaners Oven Cleaners
Epoxy Products Paint Strippers Floor Care Products
Paint Thinners Fluorescent & CFL Bulbs Photographic Chemicals


***** Items That Will NOT Be Accepted *****

Ammunition Empty Containers Medical Waste
Asbestos Explosives Medicines/Drugs
Automotive Batteries Fire Extinguishers Motor Oil
Boat and Car Flares Freon Ice Melt Oil Filters
Business Waste Tires Propane Tanks
Electronics Smoke Detectors Radioactive Material

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