2020 Household Hazardous Waste Collection August 21st & 22nd

Written by I.R.C.. Posted in IRC Blog

To help reduce the amount of hazardous waste in our homes, waste stream, and our water supply, the IRC will hold our annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Friday, August 21st, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at PNG Field, home of the Altoona Curve.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Please follow this link for more information, there is no charge to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/115886795525
 
There will be a base charge of $15.00 per car trunk-load with an additional charge of $0.50/lb. for all paints, payable at the event via cash or check only.
 
ONLY the following items will be accepted:
 
• Fluorescent bulbs and tubes
• Mercury containing items (such as smoke detectors/thermostats)
• Lead acid batteries
• Automotive fluids (used motor oil, antifreeze, oil filters & etc.)
• Pesticides and fertilizers
• Flammables and corrosives (such as paint thinner and drain cleaner)
• Spray Paint and other aerosol cans
• Latex and oil-based paints *All paints have a $0.50/lb. charge
 
NO MEDICATION, ALKALINE BATTERIES, ELECTRONICS, OR TIRES ACCEPTED.
 
We ask that all in attendance please follow these guidelines:
 
• Stay in your vehicle at all times
• Wear a facemask when speaking with staff
• Place materials to be recycled in trunk or truck bed to provide adequate social distancing
 

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