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Household Hazardous Waste Day 2014

 
Things you can bring:
  • Brake fluid, paint thinner, paint, cleaners with acid or lye, pesticides or herbicides, household batteries, car batteries, pool chemicals, motor oil, oil filters, antifreeze
  • Household electronics waste (limit five items per vehicle) which includes: computer monitors, televisions up to 27” screen, computer cpu’s, keyboards, printers, cellular phones, etc.
  • White goods such as refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, water heaters
  • Tires up to 20” off the rim (limit six per household)
  • Flammables and corrosives
  • Propane gas cylinder up to 5 gallons (no other types of gas cylinders will be accepted)

Things we can not accept:

  • Hazardous waste and electronic waste from businesses
  • Explosives
  • Ammunition
  • Radioactive materials
  • Trash
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Controlled substances

TIPS ON TRANSPORTING HHW MATERIALS:

Containers should be sealed and in their original labeled packaging. Pack leaking containers in a larger, non‐leaking container. Place containers upright in a box or plastic bin and pack newspaper around the containers to prevent breakage. Place containers in your trunk and be prepared to leave your containers and boxes.


MORE INFORMATION: LA PORTE PUBLIC WORKS (281) 471‐9650 • PUBLICWORKS@LAPORTETX.GOV