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Household Hazardous Waste and Styrofoam Collection
September 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
Residential collection only. Business should contact the Solid Waste Department for business collection dates and details.
Hours of operation: 9am to 1pm. STRICTLY ADHERED TO.
What is Hazardous Waste?
Hazardous waste presents immediate and long-term risks to humans, animals, plants, and the environment. Many products you use in your yard and home contain chemicals that threaten the health, safety and welfare of the people, and the natural and scenic resources of Tillamook County.
Tillamook County’s Household Hazardous Waste Program will accept nearly all household items labeled with:
DANGER • WARNING • CAUTION • FLAMMABLE • IGNITABLE POISON • TOXIC • COMBUSTIBLE • CORROSIVE • OXIDIZER
Products labeled as such require special handling and safe disposal. Tillamook County’s Solid Waste Department sponsors Household Hazardous Waste Collection so that residents of Tillamook County may safely dispose of items such as:
¨Paints and Stains ¨Pool and Spa Chemicals ¨Pesticides, Herbicides, Fertilizers, and Poisons ¨Motor Oil, Antifreeze, and other Automotive Fluids ¨Thinners and Solvents ¨Household Cleaners and disinfectants ¨Batteries ¨Art and Hobby Chemicals ¨Aerosol Spray Products ¨Propane Tanks or Bottles ¨Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs or CFLs, Fluorescent Tubes and Ballasts ¨Mercury Containing Items, such as Thermometers and Thermostats ¨Fire Extinguishers
STYROFOAM must be clean and the white, bulky kind, no peanuts or food trays. Please remove any labels, paper or tape.
This facility DOES NOT ACCEPT Ammunition, Explosives, Medical Waste, including Sharps/Medical Syringes and prescription and over the counter medications. For more information about disposal options for these items, please contact the Solid Waste.
For more information contact us at 503.815.3975 or visit our website www.co.tillamook.orus/gov/solidwaste or email at firstname.lastname@example.org