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Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day is Sunday, March 30th

Monday, March 24, 2014

The City of Prescott encourages all residents to take advantage of the Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day this Sunday, March 30th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Transfer Station located at 2800 Sundog Ranch Rd.

The City of Prescott, Town of Dewey-Humbolt and Yavapai County are partnering to hold this Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day. This service is available to City of Prescott residential solid waste customers, Town of Dewey-Humboldt residents and unincorporated Yavapai County residents. Proof of residency is required in the form of a driver's license or utility bill.

Acceptable items include:
Acids, antifreeze, appliances, batteries, car batteries, cleaners, electronics, fluorescents, freon, fuel tanks, paint, paint remover, paint thinner, pesticides, smoke detectors, tires and used oil.

Prescription and over the counter drugs: Remove your pills/capsules/tablets from their containers and put them into a ziplock bag. Liquids, salves, ointments and aerosols can stay in their original container. Be sure the cap is tight, and then place them in a ziplock bag.

Unacceptable items include:
Ammunition, asbestos, commercial (business) waste, commercial vehicle tires (tractors, tractor trailer, and heavy equipment), explosives, fireworks, home-generated medical waste, household garbage, items in plastic trash bags, radioactive waste or any other material or items not included as "acceptable" from the list above.

For more information contact the Transfer Station at 928-777-1116.