Household Hazardous Waste Event Tomorrow in Richland

The spring 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Event will take place tomorrow in Richland at the Queensgate City Shops from 9 AM to 3 PM.  Look for signs directing you to the entrance.

What is household hazardous waste (HHW)?  The following will be taken at the collection event:

- Paint (oil base or latex)

- Cleaning Agents

- Polishes

- Antifreeze

- Batteries

- Gasoline

- Adhesives and glues

- Fluorescent light bulbs/tubes

- Propane Cylinders

- Aerosols

- Transmission & brake fluid

- Wood preservatives and stains

- Pesticides

- Motor Oil

 - Pool Chemicals

What is not collected is tires, appliances, electronics, explosives, bio hazards, radioactive substancess, medications and household smoke alarms (they contain small amounts of Americum-241).