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May 21, 2007

Oswego County Announces Household Hazardous Waste Collections

The Oswego County Department of Solid Waste will sponsor household hazardous waste collection programs on Saturday, June 9 and Saturday, Sept. 15. Both events will take place from 8 a.m. to noon at the Bristol Hill Landfill. The landfill is located about five miles east of Fulton on state Route 3, Volney.

The events give Oswego County residents an opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted paints, pesticides, automobile batteries, and other household chemicals at no charge.

Residents may bring the following items to the collection programs:

  • Acids, adhesives, antifreeze, auto batteries, brake fluid, charcoal lighters, degreasers, dioxin pesticides, disinfectants, drain cleaners, epoxies, fiberglass resins, flea products, furniture polish;

  • Hair removers, herbicides, inks, insecticides, insect repellents, lacquers, lighter fluids, lubricants, moth balls and flakes, nail polish and remover, “no pest” strips, oven cleaners;

  • Latex and oil-based paints, paint removers and thinners, pesticides, photo chemicals, pool chemicals, rat poisons, rug cleaners, rust solvents, spot removers, toilet bowl cleaners, tub and tile cleaners, turpentine, varnish, waste fuels, weed killers, wood preservatives, and wood stains.

Residents will be asked to remain in their vehicles and materials will be unloaded for them. For the safety of their children and pets, residents are asked to leave them at home if possible.

The collection programs are open to Oswego County residents only. Waste materials from businesses and industries won't be accepted.

For more information, call the Oswego County Solid Waste Department, phone 591-9200 or the Bristol Hill transfer station, phone 591-9211; Hastings transfer station, phone 668-8821; Hannibal transfer station, phone 564-5623; Oswego transfer station, phone 349-3439; or Pulaski transfer station, phone 298-6062.

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