2nd Saturday hazardous waste disposal event

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The 2nd Saturday collection event is a chance for homeowners with unused chemicals, oils or pesticides to safely dispose of those items.

The event, sponsored by the City of Tucson and Pima County,  will be January 11 from 8 a.m. to noon at 4004 S. Park Ave. Drop off of materials is free at HHW for residents.

Accepted materials include: automotive fluids, auto and rechargeable batteries from electronics equipment, toxic cleaning products, fluorescent lamps as well as paints, solvents, lawn and garden products.  For an added fee computer equipment is also collected ($2 for monitors without computers).

This program only accepts materials from homeowners – no commercially generated materials are accepted.

For more information go online to www.tucsonaz.gov/hhw, downloading the 'mywaste' app or calling ES Customer Service at 791-3171.

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