Careful how you dump hazardous waste

County officials are reminding residents to safely dispose of hazardous and electronic waste by discarding the materials at a county-sponsored collection event.By properly disposing of hazardous waste items, residents can help prevent stormwater pollution, protect the environment and safeguard local groundwater supplies. County-sponsored hazardous and electric waste events are free and held Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at various locations throughout Los Angeles County. For a list of waste roundup locations, go online to or call (888) CLEAN-LA.

********** Published: July 8, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 12