City to collect household hazardous waste
The city of Glenwood Springs will hold a household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 1015 School St., next to the Glenwood Springs Recycling Center.HHW will be accepted from private parties only. No commercial waste will be accepted.HHW will be accepted by appointment only.This service will be free to people living within the city limits of Glenwood Springs. People living outside the city limits of the city of Glenwood Springs will be charged a $25 fee.Call 945-5375 for an appointment or information.Waste types acceptedAerosolsPaints, oil-based and latex paintsMotor oil (no more than 20 gallons per customer)PesticidesFlammable liquidsCleanersAcids amd basesMiscellaneous household solidsOxidizersFertilizersNi-Cad/Ni-Fe batteries, batteries with mercury, lead acid batteriesLithiumWaste types not acceptedCompressed gas cylindersExplosives or shock sensitive materials and ammunitionUnknown materialsRadioactive materialsInfectious or biologically active materialsDioxinTRITetra- and pentachlorphenols and their chlorophenoxy derivative acidsEstersEthersAmine and other salts, (sodium pentachlorophenate, 2, 4, 5-T, Silvex & 2-, 4-, 5-TP)
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