City to host weekend hazardous waste collection event - Tucson News Now

City to host weekend hazardous waste collection event

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The public can dispose of unused or unwanted chemicals, oils or pesticides at a free collection event hosted by the city of Tucson and Pima County this weekend.

The Household Hazardous Waste Program 2nd Saturday Collection event will take place on May 10 from 8 a.m. to noon at Mansfield Park at 2000 N. 4th Avenue.

Officials working the event will accept automotive fluids, auto and rechargeable batteries from electronics equipment, toxic cleaning products, fluorescent lamps, paints, solvents, lawn and garden products, and computer equipment. A charge of $2 will be made to drop of monitors without the computer.

No commercially-generated materials will be accepted.

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