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Borrego Springs Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Collection Event

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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This collection event is a community service sponsored by the County of San Diego – Department of Environmental Health and funded by a grant from CalRecycle

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE is unused or leftover portions of products containing toxic chemicals used to maintain your residence. Products labeled Caution, Warning, Danger, Poison, Toxic, Flammable or Corrosive are considered hazardous.

TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS OF HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE:

Leave products in the existing container, if possible.
Make sure lids are on tight so containers will not leak.
Transport containers in the trunk or in the back of the vehicle away from passengers and pets.
Do not transport over 15 gallons or 125 pounds at one time.
Containers used for transport must be no larger than a 5-gallon bucket.
Please tape household battery terminals.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE INCLUDES:

• AEROSOLS
• ALL PURPOSE CLEANERS
• ANTIFREEZE
• AUTO BATTERIES
• AUTO FLUIDS
• DISINFECTANTS
• GASOLINE (w/container)
• LIGHTER FLUID
• USED OIL/OIL FILTERS
• LATEX / OIL-BASED PAINT
• PESTICIDES
• POOL CHEMICALS
• SOLVENTS
EMPTY CONTAINERS: Empty containers with the lid on can go into the trash or be recycled.

E. & U. WASTE INCLUDES:

• COMPUTER/T.V. MONITORS
• CELLULAR & CORDLESS PHONES
• CENTRAL PROCESSING UNITS (CPUs)
• PRINTERS AND SCANNERS
• STEREO EQUIPMENT
• VCRS AND DVD PLAYERS
• FAX MACHINES
• MISC. COMPUTER COMPONENTS
• FLUORESCENT LIGHTBULBS
• COMMON BATTERIES (AA, AAA, C, D, BUTTON, LITHIUM etc.)

Home generated “sharps” including syringes and lancets will be collected during this event. Please transport in closed rigid containers.

WE CAN NOT ACCEPT… Business waste, tires, medication, ammunition, explosive and radioactive materials, air conditioners or large appliances!

For more information, call 1-877-R-1-EARTH (1-877-713-2784)

Organizer

Natalia King
Email:
nking@cleanSD.org

Venue

Borrego Springs High School
2281 Diegueno Drive
Borrego Springs, CA 92004 United States
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