Safely dispose of hazardous waste

DOWNEY - Residents can dispose of their hazardous and electronic waste at a roundup Aug. 29 at the Los Angeles County Office of Education in Downey.Residents can bring up to 15 gallons or 125 pounds of household hazardous waste per vehicle to the roundup. Household hazardous waste includes unused pharmaceuticals, antifreeze, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides, syringes, needles, fluorescent light bulbs, and more. Electronic waste can include TVs and monitors, VCRs, stereos and cell phones. The roundup will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Los Angeles County Office of Education is at 9300 Imperial Hwy, between Clark Avenue and Bellflower Boulevard.

********** Published: July 3, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 11