PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT – Household Hazardous Waste Collection March 2nd

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On Saturday, March 2, 2019 the Tillamook County Solid Waste Department will hold its regularly scheduled collection of Residential Household Hazardous Waste at the Tillamook Transfer Station, located at 1315 Ekloff Road in Tillamook. Collection occurs between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm and is strictly adhered to. This event is for residents only and businesses should contact the TCSW department or visit their website for business collection information.
Attendance at the event has been very high resulting in long waits. Attendees should anticipate waiting in line for a length of time.


WHAT TO BRING?
Tillamook County’s Solid Waste Department sponsors this service, providing FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection so that residents may safely dispose of items such as:

Paints and Stains
Pool and Spa Chemicals
Pesticides, Herbicides, Fertilizers, and Poisons
Motor Oil, Antifreeze, and other Automotive Fluids
Thinners and Solvents
Household Cleaners and Disinfectants
Batteries
Art and Hobby Chemicals
Aerosol Spray Products
Propane Tanks or Bottles
Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs or CFLs, Fluorescent Tubes, Ballasts
Mercury Containing Items, such as Thermometers and Thermostats
Fire Extinguishers

Clean, WHITE, bulky Styrofoam (NO PEANUTS OR FOOD TRAYS) will be accepted at these events as well.

WHAT NOT TO BRING?
This facility DOES NOT ACCEPT Ammunition, Explosives of any kind, Medical Waste, including Sharps/Medical Syringes, Prescription Medications.

For more information about this event or hazardous waste in general, please visit Tillamook County’s Solid Waste Administration website at www.co.tillamook.or.us/gov/solidwaste/hazardouswaste.htm or call 503-815-3975.