Household hazardous waste to be collected

Bring your unwanted or unused hazardous waste to a Sherburne County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Monday, Aug. 29 and Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 2-6 p.m. at the Sherburne County Fairgrounds, 13372 Business Center Dr., Elk River.
Leftover, unwanted or expired household products that contain certain corrosive, toxic or reactive ingredients are considered to be household hazardous waste (HHW). Products such as paint, surface cleaners, motor vehicle fluids, batteries and pesticides, which contain potentially hazardous ingredients require special care when you dispose of them.
Items that will be accepted at the event include:
•Motor oil (limit 10 gallons per vehicle – no drums)
•Fluorescent bulbs (limit 10 per vehicle)
•Propane cylinders (limit two per vehicle, 20 pounds or less)
•Adhesives
•Automotive chemicals
•Aerosols
•Solvents
•Lawn and garden chemicals
•Drain cleaners
•Corrosives
•Wood stain
•Diesel
•Gasoline
•Mercury
•Paint
•Paint thinner
•Hobby chemicals
Questions? Call John Exner with the Sherburne County Zoning Department at 763-241-2900 or e-mail john.exner@co.sherburne.mn.us.

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