County to Hold Free Hazardous Household Waste Collection
The Department of Environmental Management will hold a free hazardous household waste collection event on March 24. Residents interested in dropping off hazardous household items are required to schedule an appointment with the department by March 15.
According to the department, residents will be expected to disclose the estimated types and quantities of waste they plan to bring while scheduling an appointment. Any additional waste brought to the collection that was not disclosed may not be accepted.
The types of waste that will be accepted at the collection include aerosols, antifreeze, car batteries, household batteries, fire extinguishers, fluorescent bulbs and tubes, oil-based paint, old medication, pesticides, propane tanks, solvents, and thermometers.
Residents interested in scheduling an appointment can call contractor EnviroServices at (885) 325-3222.
Commercial waste will not be accepted at this household collection event. However, businesses may call EnviroServices at (808) 839-7222 to schedule a commercial waste pickup.