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*CANCELED* Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off

  • Date: 03/21/2020  

 

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED 

 

Residential Household Hazardous Waste Event, March 21

Residents of Avondale, Goodyear and Tolleson are invited to take part in a FREE Household Hazardous Waste Event on Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Items will be collected at the former Coldwater Park property located at 10 N. Eliseo C. Felix Way, Avondale, AZ 85323 (from Dysart Road, enter at Western Ave.).

Did you know that some items cannot be collected with your normal trash pickup due to safety concerns? Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is any unwanted household product labeled as flammable, toxic, corrosive, or reactive. Hazardous materials, if not properly disposed of, may have an adverse impact on the environment. Improper disposal of these products in your curbside container can contaminate drinking water, and seriously injure garbage and recycling collection and landfill employees. The Household Hazardous Waste Event is free to residents to ensure safe disposal.

There is no charge; however, residents will be required to provide proof of residency such as a recent city utility bill or driver’s license. This event is for residential hazardous waste only. Commercial waste will not be accepted. Please transport materials in a cardboard box in the trunk or truck bed of vehicles.

Acceptable Items
• Electronics; TVs, cell phones, VCRs, computers
• Lawn Chemicals; pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers
• Home Repair Chemicals; paint, thinners, solvents, adhesives
• Automotive Liquids; motor oil, antifreeze, car batteries, gasoline
• Passenger Car Tires; up to five tires - no wheels, rims or truck tires
• Household Items; batteries, poisons, pool chemicals, fire extinguishers

Items NOT accepted
• Large or off-road tires
• Passenger tires on rims
• 55 gallon drums of waste
• Air conditioners
• Appliances
• Ammunition
• Biological or medical waste
• Glass
• Metal
• Plastic
• Water heaters

A complete list of items can be found online at www.avondaleaz.gov/HHW. For more information call the City of Avondale Public Works Department at 623-333-4400, City of Tolleson Field Operation Department at 623-936-7141, or City of Goodyear Public Works at 623-932-3010.

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