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default map pin icon 340 Trice Lane, Crawfordville, FL 32327, USA
Expanded listing for: Household Hazardous Waste Day
Description: On Saturday, March 24, we will be collecting the following: * Household cleaners -- such as oven cleaners, wood and metal cleaners and polishers, toilet bowl cleaners, disinfectants, drain openers. * Automotive products -- such as oil and fuel additives, grease and rust solvents, carburetor and fuel injector cleaners, air conditioning refrigerants, starter fluids, body putty, antifreeze/coolant, contaminated motor oil, gasoline, diesel and kerosene * Home maintenance and improvement products -- such as paint, paint thinners, paint strippers and removers, adhesives * Lawn and garden products -- such as herbicides, pesticides/rodenticides, fungicides, wood preservatives *Electronics (anything that plugs into an electric outlet) -- such as old computers, computer parts, televisions, DVD players, VCR’s, radios, cell phones, satellite dishes, and other small appliances * Miscellaneous – all batteries such as lithium, alkaline, car and button batteries, fingernail polish remover, pool chemicals, photo processing chemicals, reactive material, aerosols/compressed gas, fluorescent bulbs and tubes We will NOT be accepting ammunition, fireworks, explosives, medical sharps, medicines or biological waste. No hazardous waste or potentially hazardous items should ever be placed in your garbage.

default map pin icon State Highway 32, Winchester, IN 47394, USA
Expanded listing for: Pollution Solution
Hours of Operation

Pollution Solution is open the third Saturday and the Friday before, March - October. Friday 9am - 3pm Saturday 8am - 12pm Please call our office with questions Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm at 765-584-9816

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Description: Pollution Solution--Located at 2115 East State Road 32, Winchester, IN A Place to Dispose of Household Products in an Environmentally Friendly Manner Categories of items that may be dropped off are: Household Hazardous Waste, Fluorescent Bulbs, Batteries, Electronics, Tires and Appliances. 2012 Operating Dates March 16th & 17th April 20th & 21st May 18th & 19th June 15th & 16th July 20th & 21st August 17th & 18th September 14th & 15th October 19th & 20th * Friday operating hours are from 9:00am until 3:00pm **Saturday operating hours are from 8:00am until 12:00pm 2012 Fees There is a minimal charge for all tires. At this time Pollution Solution allows each resident of the county to dispose of 4 CAR TIRES ONLY for FREE. Fees are as follows: Tire Size Un-mounted Mounted Car $2.00 $3.00 Light Truck $3.00 $4.00 Semi/Farm Truck $7.50 $8.50 Tractor $25.00 There is a fee of $10.00 for console and large screen televisions (27" and bigger). Items accepted at Pollution Solution **POLLUTION SOLUTION WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT LATEX PAINT IN 2012 For information on how to properly dispose of lates paint, please call our office at 765-584-9816 KITCHEN AND BATH Liquid cleaners Upholstery cleaners Oven cleaners Furniture polish Bleach Drain cleaners Tub & tile cleaners Fluorescent bulbs Ballasts Batteries (all kinds) Fire extinguishers Aerosol cans GARAGE ANDAUTOMOTIVE Oil and antifreeze Brake fluid Transmission fluid Wax, polish, & cleaner Car paint & solvents Car batteries/acids Gasoline & kerosene Propane cylinders Mercury switches Refrigerants Grease & degreasers Grout & caulk Sealants Tar/sealers/solvents Tires (fees apply) GARDEN AND WORKSHOP Fertilizers Pesticides Herbicides Weed sprays Bug sprays Rodent poisons Oil-based paint/stain/varnish Spray paint Thinners & strippers Acetone Epoxy/adhesives/glues Water repellants Pool chemicals Propane tanks PERSONAL CARE AND MISC. Prescription medicine (NO controlled medications will be accepted) OTC meds Thermometers Sharps (needles) Hair dyes Perm chemicals Hair spray (aerosol) Nail polish Perfume Artist paints Chemistry sets TVs, VCRs, DVDs (fees apply on large screen 27" or bigger and console televisions) Computers Electronics WHITE GOODS (APPLIANCES) Refrigerators Stoves Microwaves Washing Machines Dryers Freezers If you have questions on whether an item or substance can be brought to Pollution Solution please call our office at 765-584-9816.

default map pin icon 5004 52nd Avenue, Whitecourt, AB T7S 1N6, CA
Expanded listing for: Town of Whitecourt
Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 8:30-4:00

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Description: see notes re garbage pick-up, curbside recycling and transfer station/landfill info. CURBSIDE GARBAGE PICK-UP: Pick up is provided by Northwest Sanitation: 780-778-4888 Tues - Hilltop Wed - Valley area Thur - Mobile home parks limit 2 bags. Extra garbage tickets can be purchased at the Town Hall for $2 http://www.whitecourt.ca/Services/Garbage-Recycling TRANSFER STATION: NOTE: (Aug 2, 2008): Transfer Station has ordered recycling bins for household recyclables, but they have not arrived yet. They will call and advise (hopefully). In the meantime, curbside collection only - no more 24 bins in the Town): 1/2 km east of 35 Street on 41st Avenue Hours: Thus-Mon 11am-6pm (closed stats) Contact: 780-778-5157 For smaller loads of household garbage and some recyclables (paper, cardboard, tin, milk containers) E-Material Recycling Program The Transfer Station accepts electronic material for recycling! The following electronic materials are accepted at the Transfer Station: Televisions Desktop Computers Laptops Keyboards Printers Cables Speakers Grass, leaves and garden wastes are also accepted at the Transfer Station for composting. When decomposition is complete, the composted material is available free of charge to the public. The Town uses this material as well as a topsoil supplement for flowerbeds and as mulch for planted ornamental trees/shrubs. HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE: Drop off your household hazardous waste, antifreeze and paint any time of the year for free at the Whitecourt Transfer Station! Commercial and industrial hazardous waste will not be accepted. * acetone * aerosol paint/sprays * air fresheners (aerosol) * all-purpose cleaners * ammonia * antifreeze * batteries * barbeque starters * brake fluid and lining * butane refills * car (lead-acid) batteries * car waxes/polishes * contact cement * degreasers * disinfectants * drain cleaners * fabric sofeners * fungicides * furniture polishes/waxes * gasoline * glass cleaners * glues * hairsprays * insecticides * kerosene * lacquers * laundry detergents and starch * lighter fluid * liquid cleaners * lye * mercury thermometers * mercury oxidizers * mercury batteries * muriatic acid * nail polish and polish remover * oil (clean motor and automotive) * oven cleaners * paints (oil and water based) * paint thinners and strippers * photographic chemicals * rug and upholstery cleaners * rust remover * silver and brass polish * smoke detectors * solvents * spa and pool chemicals * spot removers * toilet cleaners * transmission fluid * turpentine * varnish * wallpaper cement * waxes * wax strippers * wood finish/preservatives * wood putty For more information, please contact the Solid Waste Facility Manager at 780-648-2273. LANDFILL Location: The Landfill is located 17 kilometers east of Whitecourt on Highway #43. Contact: 780-648-2273 Hours of Operation during Day Light Savings Time: Tuesday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Hours of Operation during Standard Time: Thursday to Monday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The majority of wastes go to the main containment unit. There are separate storage compounds for tires, metal, pesticide containers and dry industrial wastes. Hazardous wastes are not accepted and no scavenging is permitted. Asbestos is accepted and disposed in accordance to Environmental & Health Regulations. There is an average of 44 vehicles per day in 2003 with approximately 17,610 tonnes of waste disposed of on site. Tires Small and medium sized tires are recycled through the Tire Recycling Management Board (TRMB). The TRMB administers a $4.00 tire surcharge. Waste Metal The Landfill receives, and separately stores, various waste metals such as white goods, car bodies and other metal materials. The Authority pays for Freon to be removed from refrigerators and freezers prior to being recycled. Sump Waste Several holding ponds accommodate for disposal of sump wastes (from commercial and industrial businesses). Waste manifests and testing procedures are in place to ensure proper non-hazardous materials are being disposed of properly. Once a holding pond is full, it is tested and the test results are satisfactory, the liquids are spray irrigated onto completed containment units and the sludge is dewatered and used for daily landfill cover. Car Batteries Car Batteries are accepted at the Landfill and Transfer Station, but must have the fluids drained out before being disposed. An Edmonton business buys the batteries and picks up several times per year for recycling. NEW CURBSIDE RECYCLING (AUG. 1, 2008): STOP BY TOWN OFFICE FOR 5 FREE RECYCLING BAGS: Co-mingled blue bag system. The new curbside recycling program is for residential customers currently being charged for garbage collection on their Town of Whitecourt water bill. The blue bag system is designed to accept household paper, cardboard, clear glass, tin & plastic containers. Please fold down and collapse all cardboard intended for recycling and place under your blue bags. Uncollapsed cardboard will not be collected. When will they Collect the Blue Bags? The weekly program starts Friday August 1, 2008 and will be every Friday from that day forward. Please have blue bags at your front curb (not back alley) for collection by 8 AM. Blue bags must be out in the open and clearly visible. Blue bags in garbage enclosures or containers will not be collected. There are no restrictions on the number of blue bags you put out. ACCEPTED: Newsprint/Heavy paper: newspaper, magazines, phone books, catalogues, f yers Mixed Paper: office paper, junk mail, shredded paper, etc. Boxboard: cereal boxes, pasta boxes, etc. Containers: milk jugs & cartons, food cans, clear glass jars, beverage containers, plastic containers #1-7 Corrugated cardboard: flattened and folded beneath the blue bag NOT ACCEPTED: × Plastic toys × Bubble wrap / Plastic film × Styrofoam × Un-rinsed food containers × Toxic items (batteries,paint cans, aerosol cans) × Electronics or small appliances × Diapers × Ceramics × Scrap metal or wood × Food or yard waste × Coloured glass × Soiled paper (used tissue or paper towel, pizza boxes smeared with cheese, etc.) × Soiled containers If you are unsure if an item is recyclable, please contact the Town of Whitecourt at 780-778-2273.