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Fall Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Categorized as: Community & Neighborhood
Event tags: Hazardous Waste

Description:

Keep Mansfield Beautiful and the City of Mansfield are hosting its Fall HHW Collection Event on Saturday, October 4, 2014, at City Hall. The collection will start at 9 a.m. and end at 11 a.m., or once the trailers are full. Please enter the parking lot from Wisteria St. and exit onto E. Broad St. Businesses are not allowed to drop-off materials at this event!

A full list of items being accepted can be found here

HHW

Household hazardous wastes can include auto fluids, household cleaners, unused fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals that have the potential to be harmful. Paints, thinners, fluorescent light bulbs, batteries, and photo and pool chemicals also fall into this category. HHW materials should not be placed in with garbage, poured down a sink, poured out in the street, or dumped off the side of the road. These actions can cause harm to the person or wildlife that comes in contact with those materials. Follow this link to find out how to dispose of paint at your home!

ELECTRONICS

In addition to these products, an electronics recycler will be on site to collect used computer equipment and other electronics from residents. Electronic equipment should be kept out of our landfills because of the metals and other potential pollutants contained in the equipment.

ECC

If you can not make this collection day, you may dispose of these products year round at the Environmental Collection Center, located at 6400 Bridge St., Fort Worth, TX 76112. Call ahead for hours and to make sure your material will be taken at 817-392-3279. You must bring proof (Drivers License or Utility Bill) that you are a Mansfield resident for this free disposal method.

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