Household Hazardous Waste Event Dec. 12 at Fairgrounds in Indio

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Dec 10

Household Hazardous Waste Event Dec. 12 at Fairgrounds in Indio

The County of Riverside, Waste Management Department is pleased to announce the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 12, which is open to all Riverside County residents. This event will be held at the Riverside County Fairgrounds 46-350 Arabia St., Gate 6, in Indio.
This collection event will be held, weather permitting, as follows:
DATE:            Saturday, December 12, 2009
TIME:             9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  Riverside County Fairgrounds
LIMITATIONS: The Riverside County Household Hazardous Waste Collection event will accept residentially generated household hazardous wastes from Riverside County residents only. Business or non-profit waste will not be accepted. Typical wastes include used motor oil, paint, antifreeze, household and automotive batteries, pesticides, cleaning products, sharps (needles/syringes or lancets), fluorescent lamps, and electronic wastes such as televisions, computers, VCRs and telephones. Limit the amount of waste transported to no more than 5 gallons or 50 pounds maximum per trip per vehicle. For mixed loads containing electronic and household hazardous waste, please place household hazardous waste at the rear of the load to be unloaded first.
UNACCEPTABLE WASTES: Explosives, infectious or medical waste other than sharps, radioactives, ammunition, asbestos and compressed gas cylinders greater than 40 pounds will not be accepted.
If you have any questions, please call (951) 486-3200 or (800) 304-2226 for more information.
Note: Event is subject to cancellation during inclement weather or for other hazardous conditions as determined by County.

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