Springfield Household Hazardous Waste Collection Sat, Nov 5, 8am-noon

Posted on 09/21/16 No Comments

SEE ACCEPTABLE / UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS BELOW!
Springfield residents only – must bring photo ID!
IL State Fairgrounds – enter Gate 11 from Sangamon Avenue.
Items will be removed at fair parking lot 21.
Cars will exit at Gate 7.

Plan to go early. Before you go, consider asking your nearby neighbors, especially elderly or disabled, if they have hazardous items you can also take with yours.

HELP KEEP OUR NEIGHBORHOODS SAFE AND CLEAN!

*** Acceptable Items ***
Aerosol paints and pesticides
Antifreeze
Cleaning Products
Drain cleaners
Herbicides
Hobby chemicals
Household Batteries
Insecticides
Lawn chemicals
Mercury
Oil-based paints
Old Gasoline
Old and outdated medications & pharmaceuticals
Pesticides
Pool Chemicals
Paint thinners
Solvents
Used motor oil

*** Unacceptable Items ***
Agricultural chemicals
Business/commercial sector wastes
Controlled substances
Explosives
Farm machinery oil
Fire extinguishers
Fireworks
Fluorescent light bulbs
Institutional Wastes
Lead Acid Batteries
Propane Tanks
Sharps, needles & potentially infectious medical wastes
Smoke detectors
Tires

Residents with questions about this event can contact the City of Springfield’s Office of Public Works at 217.789.2255 or email public.works@springfield.il.us.

The recycling fee on your CWLP bill helps to pay for this service, for recycling electronics at BLH Computers, and also for branch pickups, yard waste pickups spring and fall, and small blue recycling bins.