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Get rid of old chemicals this Saturday

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

This weekend, you have a chance to clean out your shed or garage in a safe way.

On Saturday, September 14, the Household Hazardous Waste Program 2nd Saturday Collection will be held at Himmel Park, 1000 N. Tucson Blvd. from 8 a.m. to noon.  Drop off of hazardous household waste, including unused chemicals, oils or pesticides, for free.

The City of Tucson and Pima County are offering the collection service.

Accepted materials include: Automotive fluids, auto and rechargeable batteries from
electronics equipment, toxic cleaning products, fluorescent lamps, paints, solvents, lawn and
garden products, and computer equipment ($2 for monitors without computer).

The program only accepts materials generated in homes; no commercially-generated materials are accepted.  Nearly 100 percent of the waste is recycled.

More information is available on-line at www.tucsonaz.gov/hhw by downloading the "mywaste"
App or by calling ES Customer Service at (520) 791-3171.

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