FortWayne.com
 
  Text size  Increase text sizeDecrease text size      
Posted on Fri. Sep. 07, 2012 - 12:01 am EDT

Tox-Away Day for Allen County residents is Saturday

MORE ARTICLES
DISCUSS
Comments
 

The Allen County Solid Waste Management District's annual Tox-Away Day will be 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday at International Truck and Engine parking lot, 2911 Meyer Road. The event is open only to Allen County residents.

Materials accepted include toxic household cleaners, health & beauty products, batteries, lawn chemicals, pool chemicals, oil-based paints, paint thinners, automotive products, mercury items, fluorescent light bulbs, propane tanks and fire extinguishers.

Materials not accepted include latex paint, explosives, radioactive material, steel drums, infectious waste and steel drums. The waste district notes that latex paint can be dried in open air, then disposed of in household garbage.

Waste district officials urge residents not to mix products or remove their labels. Products should be delivered to the collection site in their original containers. Officials say “minimal” fees apply.


Comments
 
Wednesday
Wednesday
High 83 °F
Low 59 °F
81 °F
Mostly Cloudy
Sponsored by Masters Heating & Cooling, Inc.
LOCAL BUSINESS SEARCH
Local Search
FeaturedMore
Things To Do

STOCK SUMMARY
Dow 17123.0816.38
Nasdaq 4571.891.26
S&P 500 1999.56-0.46
AEP 52.80+0.54
Comcast 54.53-0.03
GE 26.145+0.135
ITT Exelis 17.20-0.1467
LNC 54.83+0.08
Navistar 37.9101+0.3001
Raytheon 96.12-0.49
SDI 23.5601-0.0499
Verizon 49.449+0.199
  Stock Sponsor