hazardous waste collection day

These items should be brought to Hazardous Waste Collection Days. Be careful! Make sure products are sealed. Pack them in a sturdy crate or cardboard box. Leave in your car only as long as necessary, and never smoke while handling.

Harardous Waste will be collected at the Prospect Public Works Garage on September 26, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The Public Works Garage is located at 221 Cheshire Road, Prospect, CT 06712. Photo ID is required to drop your waste off at the collection.

In the Kitchen and Bathroom:
  • Non-empty aerosol cans
  • Household batteries
  • Furniture, floor & metal polishes
  • Laundry products like bleach & spot removers
  • Oven, drain & household cleaners
  • Bug sprays
  • Disinfectants & mildew removers
In the Garbage and Garden:
  • Oil based paint, varnishes, shellac, stains, thinners & paint strippers
  • Pool and photographic chemicals
  • Lawn care chemicals such as pesticides & fertilizers
  • Auto fluids such as motor oil & antifreeze
  • Car waxes and cleaners
Miscellaneous:
  • Mercury (including thermometers and thermostats), waste fuel, moth balls, cosmetics, hobby supplies

 

DO NOT BRING:
  • Latex paint
  • Propane tanks
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Medicines
  • Ammunition & other explosives
  • Commercial or industrial waste
  • Smoke detectors & radioactive materials
  • Tires
  • Appliances such as air conditioners, television sets, and computers
  • Fire extinguishers

NO WASTE FROM BUSINESSES

5 GALLON PER PERSON LIMIT