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Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste Sept. 9: Registration Required for Clean Sweep at Citizens Service Center

 

September 6, 2017



The El Paso County Environment Division will host Clean Sweep, a household hazardous waste disposal and recycling event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, in the back parking lot of Citizens Service Center at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. The event is free and open to residents of

El Paso and Teller counties.

Preregistration is required as disposal is by appointment only. Participants must present either a paper or electronic version of the ticket.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-fall-clean-sweep-event-tickets-36075806709

The following items will be accepted:

* Electronics: Televisions and computer monitors (all sizes, but limited to only three total per vehicle), Computers, printers, fax machines, laptops, notebooks, ultra-books, net books, electronic tablets, DVD players, VCRs, radios, stereos, video game consoles, video display devices with viewing screens greater than 4 inches diagonally

* Paint and paint-related products (stains, strippers, thinners, varnishes, etc.)

* Household chemicals (aerosols, ammonia, bleach, cleaners, lamp oil, etc.)

* Lawn & garden chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides, poisons, plant food, etc.)

* Automotive chemicals (motor oil - 10 gallon maximum, antifreeze, brake & transmission fluids, waxes, bug/tar/vinyl/chrome/engine cleaners, etc.)

* All types of batteries - lead-acid vehicle batteries and all types of household batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, watch and hearing aid batteries)

Not Accepted:

* Business waste

* Containers larger than 5-gallons, fluorescent bulbs and tubes, lab-grade chemicals, mattresses, medicines, tires, trash or recyclables, and unlabeled or leaking containers.

For additional information, call El Paso County at 520-7878.

Directions: From the intersection of Garden of the Gods Road and Arrowswest Drive, go east on Garden of the Gods about one block, take the first right turn going south and follow it behind the parking garage to the back parking lot of Citizens Service Center.

 

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