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Scott to hold Household Hazardous Waste Day in September

Posted at 2:23 PM, Aug 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-27 15:23:45-04

The City of Scott will hold their annual Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

Residents of the city can drop off hazardous waste at the Maintenance Building located at 118 Lions Club St from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on the day of the collection. Residents must provide proof of residency at the event in the form of an ID or recent utility statement.

Items accepted during the household hazardous waste day include:

  • paints, automobile batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, household cleaners, household chemicals, pesticides, flammables, corrosives, other hazardous household products.
  • White goods including old appliances, refrigerators, stoves, hot water heaters
  • Electronic waste including computers, monitors, printers, scanners, Palm accessories, power supplies, battery backups, cables, toner/ink cartridges, hard drives, CD-Roms, speakers, VCRs, DVD Players, stereo equipment, TVs, game consoles, digital cameras, any audio or video equipment, networking equipment, tape drives, test equipment, fax machines, keyboards, voice/ tape recorders, radios, walkman products, calculators, cellular phones, and phone accessories.
  • Tires will be accepted but are limited to five per vehicle. No tires over 500 lbs will be accepted.

Items from businesses, farms, or commercial operations will not be accepted. Officials say that infectious and medical wastes, biological and radioactive materials, compressed gas cylinders, ammunition, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and explosives will not be accepted.

For more information contact Mayor Purvis Morrison at 337-233-1130