Household hazardous materials collection day

From staff and wire reports
March 15, 2014 at 10:57 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

LULING – For the 16th year, industries in St. Charles, St. John the Baptist and St. James parishes will host the annual Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 15.

Household materials that will be accepted include oil-based paint, latex paint, solvents, tires (limit five per vehicle and one delivery only), automotive and other rechargeable batteries, household cleaning products, acids/bases, used oil, antifreeze, aerosol cans, fluorescent lamps, pesticides, herbicides, scrap metal, major appliances, used computers and electronics.

They cannot accept explosives, ammunition, infectious medical wastes, unidentifiable materials, compressed gas cylinders, radioactive wastes (smoke alarms), asbestos, high school lab wastes or commercial/governmental facility waste, including in-home business waste.

The event will offer two sites for residents to bring household hazardous materials for proper disposal and/or recycling.

The collection sites are located in Luling at the School Board Office parking lot near the West Bank Bridge Park in St. Charles Parish and in LaPlace at the New Wine Ministries parking lot.

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