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June 20 Is Hazardous Waste Disposal Day

Jun 19, 2015 09:03AM ● Published by Pamela Johnson

Bellingham Memorial Middle School

The town’s annual household hazardous waste disposal day is scheduled for Saturday, June 20, from 9AM to 1 PM, in the Bellingham Memorial Middle School parking lot.

Examples of the types of hazardous waste that may be disposed of include:
Based Paints & Strippers
Paint Thinner, Solvents, Stains & Varnishes
Solvent Adhesives
Lighter Fluid
Waste Fuels such as Kerosene, Gasoline
Engine Degreaser
Carburetor Cleaner, Brake Fluid
Transmission Fluid
Pesticides & Insecticides
Weed Killers, Moth Balls
Flea Powder
Resins & Adhesives
Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue
Hobby Supplies, Artist Supplies
Photo Chemicals, Chemistry Sets
Furniture, Floor, Metal Polishes
Oven, Toilet & Drain Cleaners
Rug & Upholstery Cleaner
Dry Cleaning Solvents
Spot Removers
Swimming Pool Chemicals
Antifreeze
Asbestos (must be double-bagged and wetted)

Following are examples of what may NOT be disposed of at the Hazardous Waste day:
Latex paint
Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives
Radioactives, Smoke Detectors
Infectious & Biological Wastes
Prescription Drugs/Syringes
Commercial or Industrial Waste
Empty Containers
Compressed Gas Cylinders
Tires
Fluorescent bulbs*
Waste Motor Oil*
Car Batteries*
Propane*

Following are some tips for the safe transport of your hazardous waste:
- Bring materials in original containers securely closed.
- Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes and pad with newspaper if necessary.
- Never mix chemicals together!
- Never smoke or eat while handling hazardous materials.
- Leaking or broken containers must be contained.
Note: Do not leave vehicles at the middle school for disposal unless instructed to do so.

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