Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event
SATURDAY, MAY 20th 9:00 – 12:00
Augusta Public Works Complex
55 North Street in Augusta
Mark your calendars!!!
Including Unwanted Medications, Televisions and Computers, most E-waste and Fluorescent light tubes
FREE OF CHARGE – MUST PRE-REGISTER
A regional 1-day Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held on Saturday, May 20th , 2017 at the Augusta Public Works Complex located at 55 North Street in Augusta. The following communities are participating: Augusta, Belgrade, Chelsea, Fayette, Gardiner, Hallowell, Monmouth, Readfield,and Wayne. Kennebec Valley Council of Governments is assisting with project coordination. Residents of these communities need to register with their individual town. Pre-registration is required.
Paint Care will collect all latex and oil based paints (architectural only) for recycling.
Environmental Projects Inc. of Auburn, Maine will collect, recycle, and dispose of household hazardous materials.
E-waste Solutions of Auburn, Maine will collect and recycle televisions, computer monitors, game consoles, and other e-waste free of charge, limit of 7 pieces per vehicle.
Community Pharmacies will collect unused, unwanted, outdated medications. All medication will be disposed of in an environmentally appropriate manner. Leave medications in original containers, feel free to black out personal information on the container.
Secure document destruction (paper shredding) and recycling will be available on-site, sponsored by AARP and the city of Augusta.
More detailed information on what items that can be brought to this drop-off event are available at your local town office. Information is also posted on many of the communities web pages.