Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Household Hazardous Waste (Hhw) Collection Event On Saturday

Do you have cans of paint or unused chemicals sitting in your shed or garage? The City of Tucson and Pima County have an option for you to clean out your space while keeping these hazardous materials out of
the environment. On Saturday, February 5, 2011, the Household Hazardous Waste Program will be sponsoring the first outreach collection event of 2011. There is no charge for dropping off materials. The outreach schedule is 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the following locations:

●           Eastside City Hall, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd.

●           Tucson Water Plant #2, 1102 W.  Irvington Rd.

●           Pusch Ridge Christian Church, 440 W. Calle Concordia

Accepted materials include: Automotive fluids, auto and rechargeable batteries from electronics equipment, toxic cleaning products, fluorescent lamps, paints, solvents, lawn and garden products, and computer equipment. The program only accepts materials generated in homes-no commercially generated materials are accepted. More information is available on-line at or by calling ES Customer
Service at 791-3171.