Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

& †Universal† Waste (UW) †Collection

Saturday, October 28, 2006

MDI High School


Donít miss this opportunity to rid your home or garage of hazardous materials!



Date:† Saturday, October 28, 2006

Time: 9:00 a.m. Ė 1:00 p.m.

Location:MDI High School

Why Participate?


Types of materials accepted by the waste contractors:

4           Acids (Battery, Muriatic, etc.)

4           Adhesives/Solvents

4           Antifreeze (Used)

4           Automobile Fluids (Brake, etc.)

4           Batteries (Rechargeable only)

4           Chemicals (Pool, Photo, etc.)

4           Cleaners (Oven, Drain, etc.)

4           Computers, Monitors, Televisions

4           Fluorescent Bulbs & Ballasts
4           Lighter Fluid

4           Linseed Oil

4           Mercury Items: thermometers, etc.

4           Paint Remover/Thinners

4           Pesticides/Fungicides/Herbicides

4           Oil-Based Paint and stain

4           Oil Waste (from cars, trucks, etc.)

4           Transmission Fluid

4           Turpentine/Varnish


Waste items not taken: †(What to do with these?)

8             Alkaline (Flashlight) Batteries

8             Asbestos containing materials

8             Car, Lawn Mower & Boat Batteries

8             Commercial or Industrial Waste

8            Fireworks/Explosives/Ammunition
8             Pharmaceutical or Biological Waste

8             Latex Paints

8             Propane Tanks

8             Smoke Detectors (radioactive)

8             Non-toxic Trash

We are seeking volunteers to assist with this community event!


Pre-registration will be required.

Questions?† Contact Jef Fitzgerald at the Hancock County Planning Commission at 667-7131 or