Thursday, January 22, 2015

Additional Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Howard County's collection of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is mostly shut down for the winter, but there will be two special HHW collection days at the Alpha Ridge Landfill:
  • Sat., Feb. 7, 2015: 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Sat., Mar. 7, 2015: 8 AM - 4 PM

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) consists of common household products that are corrosive, flammable, reactive or toxic.

Just a few examples of the HHW products often found in homes include: 
  • Many household cleaners
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Automotive fluid (brake fluids, gasoline, transmission fluid)
  • Furniture polish and strippers
  • Herbicides and pesticides
  • Mildew removers
  • Paint and paint thinners

For a more complete list and further information, go to the Howard County HHW page:

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