2nd Saturday household hazardous waste collection event - Tucson News Now

2nd Saturday household hazardous waste collection event

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The City of Tucson and Pima County are hosting a household hazardous waste collection event this Saturday, Feb. 8 from 8 a.m. to noon. 

This is an opportunity for homeowners to dispose of unused chemicals, oils or pesticides that have been sitting around the house.   The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program will be held at the El Rio Center (1390 W. Speedway Blvd.)  Drop off of HHW is free for residents. 

Accepted materials are -  automotive fluids, auto and rechargeable batteries from electronic equipment, toxic cleaning products, fluorescent lamps, paints, solvents, lawn and garden products and computer equipment (there is a $2 charge for monitors without the computer). 

This program only accepts materials generated in homes – no commercially generated materials are accepted.

For more information on this disposal go online to www.tucsonaz.gov/hhw or download the ‘mywaste' app or call Environmental Services Customer Service at 791-3171.

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