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Household Hazardous Waste

The 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Collection in Windsor Locks will be held on Saturday, October 25th, 8AM-1PM.

Check back in the spring for more details. 



What Can I Bring?
Many common materials found in your home are classified as hazardous and should never be placed in your trash or rinsed down the drain.  If you don't intend to use something on this list, bring it to a household hazardous waste collection for proper disposal.  See a list of commonly accepted items below.

Garage and Workshop
Alkaline, lithium and rechargeable batteries
Brake and transmission fluid
Fluorescent and energy-efficient bulbs
Gasoline and diesel fuel
Kerosene and No. 2 fuel oil
Mercury thermostats, thermometers and switches
Oil based paints
Paint strippers/thinners and turpentine

Kitchen and Sink
Aerosol cans
Floor care products
Oven and drain cleaners
Wood and metal polishes

Yard and Hobby
Adhesives, epoxy products and glues
Artists paints
Charcoal lighter fluid
Cleaning solvents
Fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides                                                                               Moth balls
Photographic chemicals
Pool chemicals
Wood preservatives

For addtional information, call the MDC hotline at 860-278-3809

 Thank you to the volunteers from Windsor Locks High School, East Windsor High School and the Metropolitan Learning Center in Bloomfield for helping with registrations on October 26, 2013.



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