Safely Eliminate Undesirable Hazardous Waste by Sept. 30
Sept. 1, 2023
The Oswego County Division of Stable Waste encourages residents to deliver their undesirable chemical substances, pesticides and different hazardous waste merchandise to the Oswego County Family Hazardous Waste Facility earlier than it closes for the 12 months on Saturday, Sept. 30.
“Family hazardous waste are objects that could be poisonous, flammable, corrosive or reactive,” mentioned Oswego County Division of Stable Waste Director Michael Lutestanski. “Improper disposal of hazardous objects is harmful for people, pets and the surroundings, which is why it’s essential to verify these things are disposed of safely. We urge residents to deliver their undesirable hazardous waste merchandise to the Family Hazardous Waste Facility earlier than it closes for the season.”
The ability is at the moment open Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 to 11 a.m. It’s situated on the Bristol Hill Landfill, 3125 NYS Rte. 3, Volney.
The next objects are accepted on the assortment facility: adhesives, aerosols, antifreeze, auto batteries, gentle ballasts (non-PCB), brake fluid, cements, degreasers, disinfectants, dry gasoline, flea merchandise, fluorescent bulbs, gasoline, pastime chemical substances, family cleaners, insect repellants, lacquers, lighter fluids, lubricants, mercury containing units, paint removers and thinners, pesticides, pool chemical substances, rat poisons, rug and fabric cleaners, solvents, turpentine, varnish, weed killers and wooden stains.
Supplies needs to be of their unique containers with the labels on and positioned in sturdy cardboard packing containers behind the automobile. Leaking containers needs to be wrapped in newspaper and positioned in a transparent plastic bag.
The Family Hazardous Waste Facility has additionally partnered with PaintCare, serving as a drop-off website for leftover latex and oil-based architectural paints, primers, stains, sealers and varnishes. Merchandise will be as much as 5 gallons in measurement and have to be delivered to the ability of their unique containers with the producer labels intact. Residents can deliver a complete of 25 gallons per go to.
Prospects can pull their automobile as much as the aspect of the constructing, which is situated between the switch station and strong waste workplaces. Drivers ought to stay of their autos and look forward to supplies to be unloaded by strong waste division employees. For security causes, please don’t deliver youngsters or pets to the gathering website.
Free to Oswego County residents, the family hazardous waste disposal program is sponsored by the Oswego County Legislature and the New York State Division of Environmental Conservation, and managed by the Oswego County Division of Stable Waste.