Household Hazardous Waste One-Day Drop-off Event
SATURDAY, MAY 19th
Mark your calendars!!!
Including Unused Medications Plus– Television and Computer Monitor, E-waste recycling – BOTH FREE OF CHARGE
A regional 1-day Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held on Saturday, May 19th, 2012 at the Augusta Public Works Complex located at 55 North Street in Augusta. The following communities are participating: Augusta, Belgrade, Fayette, Gardiner, Hallowell, Manchester, Monmouth, Readfield, Wayne, and Winthrop. Kennebec Valley Council of Governments is assisting with project coordination. Residents of these communities need to register with their individual town. Pre-registration is required.
Environmental Projects Inc. of Auburn, Maine will collect, recycle, and dispose of household hazardous materials.
E-waste Solutions of Auburn, Maine will collect and recycle televisions, computer monitors, and e-waste free of charge, limit of 7 pieces per vehicle.
Healthy Communities of the Capital Area along with Community Pharmacies will collect unused, unwanted, outdated medications. All medication will be disposed of in an environmentally appropriate manner. Leave medications in original containers, feel free to black out personal information on the container.
More detailed information on what items that can be brought to this drop-off event are available at your local town office. Information is also posted on many of the communities web pages.