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Dates set for household hazardous waste roundups

April 27, 2015 - 1:05 PM

KAMLOOPS - District has confirmed the dates for this year’s household hazardous waste roundups.

Household hazardous waste roundups give residents an opportunity to safely and properly dispose of hazardous materials banned from disposal in landfills.

Containers may be unlabelled and substances unknown. Only residential amounts will be accepted at this event — no business or commercial material.

The household hazardous waste roundup dates and times are as follows:
- Saturday, May 2 (10 a.m to 3 p.m.) — Merritt, Civic Centre Parking Lot
- Sunday, May 3 (10 a.m to 3 p.m.) — Ashcroft, recycling depot on Railway Avenue
- Saturday, June 6 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) — Kamloops, Mission Flats Landfill

Examples of hazardous materials include: adhesives, aerosols, antifreeze, batteries, corrosive/toxic liquids, gasoline, kerosene, mercury and mercury containing items (i.e., old thermostats), paint, paint thinner, PCB ballasts, pesticide/ herbicides, pool chemical, propane tanks, oil, oil filters & plastic oil containers less than 30L, cleaners, fertilizer, expired fire extinguishers, grease and tar.

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