Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Saturday, January 27, 2007
For Current Residents of the City of Lockhart ONLY
Make your home safe – Bring us your toxic chemicals no longer needed

When? Saturday, January 27, 2007
Time? 9:00 a.m. to Noon (Rain or Shine, event will be held.)

Where? Lockhart City Hall
West parking lot off Market Street at Guadalupe St.

What we will take? Cleaning products: drain cleaners, concentrates, degreasers, oven cleaners, solvents, polishers, pool chemicals, household batteries, etc…

Paint Products: Latex & oil-based paints, spray paints, thinners, strippers, preservatives, brush cleaners, etc…
Gardening Products: Pesticides, sprays/dusts, weed killers, rat poisons, insecticides, etc…
Automotive Products: Batteries, brake fluids, transmissions fluids, etc…
Automotive oils, filters and antifreeze are accepted at the Recycling Center on Brazos at Walnut Street

We will NOT take: Wastes generated by businesses & commercial farming, tires, chemical containers larger than 5 gallons, medical wastes & sharps, empty containers, compressed gas cylinders, ammunition, gun powder, metal, wire and PCB’s.

Disposal cost to you? None

Did you know it is against the law to put items like these in your regular household garbage? Many can also cause serious injury to employees who pickup your garbage. Whenever possible avoid purchasing such items because of the disposal liabilities and costs. If you must purchase, buy in quantities for immediate use. Please explore alternative products that are environmentally friendly/safer.

Must be a Lockhart City Resident
Bring Utility Bill or other proof of residence
Sponsors: City of Lockhart, Capital Area Council of Governments, TCEQ
Questions? Call Public at 398-6452.

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