DANBURY, Conn. -- The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be held Saturday in Danbury.
The collection day is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Danbury Public Works Facility at 53A Newtown Road. Residents are encouraged to bring hazardous waste items and dispose of them properly throughout the day, according to a press release.
All residents of Bethel, New Fairfield, Newtown, Redding and Ridgefield as well as Danbury are welcome to dispose of items at the regional event on Saturday.
The following list of items are acceptable to bring to the waste collection day, according to the release:
Paints, Stains and Varnishes, Paint Thinners & Strippers, Wood Preservatives, Resins, Rosins & Adhesives, Furniture, Floor & Metal Polishes, Rug & Upholstery Cleaners, Oven, Toilet Bowl & Drain Cleaner, Swimming Pool Chemicals, Fluorescent Bulbs, Pesticides, Herbicides, Insecticides (including Lawn Care Products), Flea Powder, Moth Balls, Spot Removers, Dry Cleaning Solvents, Lighter Fluids, Septic Tank Degreasers, Engine Degreasers, Waste Fuels (Kerosene, Gasoline), Carburetor Cleaners, Brake Fluids, Transmission Fluids, Car Waxes, Full or Partially Full Aerosol Cans, Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue, Photo Chemicals, Chemistry Sets, Hobby Supplies, Rechargeable (Ni-Cd) Batteries, Camera Batteries, Thermostats and Thermometers.
Residents are asked not to bring the following materials to the collection: Empty Aerosol Cans (put in garbage), Household Batteries (put in garbage), PCB Capacitors, Smoke Detectors, Auto Batteries & Tires, Motor Oil & Antifreeze (Recycle at Town Drop Off Center), Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives (Call the Police Department), Radioactive Materials, Unknown Gases, Controlled Substances, Pathological Material, Pharmaceutical or Medical Wastes, Electronics, Computers and VCRs.
Those looking for more information are asked to call 203-775-4539 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org