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Posted on: March 22, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Day, April 2 in Centreville

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Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Day, April 2 in Centreville

 

Queen Anne’s County is hosting a free Household Hazardous Waste, Latex Paint & Electronics Recycling Drop Off Day on April 2. This service is limited to Mid-shore residents, which include Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties. This is for residents only not businesses, commercial or industrial customers. The drop off is Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 8:00 am till 2:00 pm rain or shine. Drop off is located at Queen Anne’s County Public Works Facility, 312 Safety Drive in Centreville.

 

Acceptable Household Hazardous Waste Items Include:

 

•           Gas, gas/oil mixes and automotive fuels

•           Empty Propane Cylinders size # 40 and smaller (9.4 gallons and under)

•           Acids, cleaners, and solvents

•           Chemicals (pool, darkroom, etc.)

•           Pesticides, insecticides, and herbicides

•           Oil based paint, paint thinner, stains, turpentine, wood preservatives and wood             strippers

•           Fluorescent tubes and lamps (limit 15)

•           Mercury thermometers

 

Acceptable Electronics Will Include:

 

•           Computers and peripherals (keyboards, laptops, monitors, mice, printers, cables,             modems, etc.)

•           TVs, remotes, VCR, CD and DVD players (limit 4 TV’s)

•           CB radios, fax machines, answering machines and copiers

 

Usable latex paint will be accepted for recycling. Do not bring unusable latex paint to the event. Instead, solidify the paint with an absorbent such as kitty litter, dirt or mulch and dispose of the paint in regular trash.

 

Items Not Accepted at this event are:

 

•           Household trash

•           Explosives and ammunition

•           Medical and radioactive wastes

•           Compressed gas cylinders other than propane cylinders listed above

•           Asbestos

•           Smoke detectors

•           Business, industrial, and commercial farm wastes

•           Appliances

•           Power tools and power tool batteries

•           Tires

•           Household batteries

•           Road/marine flares

•           Liquid containers over 5-gallon maximum size

 

There is a limit of 20 gallons or 250 pounds of acceptable waster per residence. Face coverings and social distancing are recommended to enter and use the facility. 

 

For questions on the program, please contact the Maryland Environmental Service at (443) 685-4073.

 

 

 

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