Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Saturday

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Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste

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On Saturday, October 6, 2012 residents have the opportunity to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste the right way at Long Beach Veteran’s Stadium.

Business waste will not be accepted.

What you CAN bring:

  • brake fluid,
  • paint thinner,
  • cleaners with acid or lye,
  • pesticides or herbicides,
  • household batteries and car batteries,
  • pool chemicals,
  • motor oil,
  • oil filters,
  • expired pharmaceuticals,
  • anti-freeze,
  • and fluoesent light bulbs.

House hold electronic waste which includes:

  • Computer monitors,
  • televisions,
  • computer CPUs,
  • keyboards, printers,
  • cellular phones, etc.
  • What you CAN’T bring to the event:
  • Hazardous waste and electronic waste from businesses.
  • Explosives, ammunition and radioactive materials.
  • Trash and tires.
  • White goods such as refrigerators, stoves and washing machines, etc.
  • Controlled substances.

How to prepare items for transportation:

  • Bring the items in a sturdy box, preferably in their original labeled containers.
  • Do not mix the items together.
  • There is a limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip.
  • Be prepared to leave your containers and boxes. Remove all other items from your trunk.

The Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste event is Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 9:00am-3:00pm at  Long Beach Veteran’s Stadium (Clark Ave. & Conant St.).

For a complete listing of what you can and cannot bring or information contact: 1(800) CLEAN-LA, www.CleanLA.com.

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