Volusia County’s Solid Waste Division will host a free collection event for household hazardous waste from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3 in the New Smyrna Beach Public Works building at 124 Industrial Park Ave.
Residents may drop off old paint, solvents, automobile and household batteries, pool chemicals, pesticides, motor oil, gasoline, other household chemicals, and up to 10 fluorescent lamps.
Only unmixed household hazardous waste will be accepted. Insulin needles will be accepted in approved containers; the containers will not be returned. Businesses are not eligible for free disposal.
Residents also may bring their household hazardous waste for free disposal year-round to the Tomoka Landfill at 1990 Tomoka Farms Road, Port Orange or the West Volusia Transfer Station, 3151 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Both facilities provide free paint exchange programs and electronic waste recycling.
Would you like to know more? Please visit www.volusia.org/recycle or contact Volusia County’s Solid Waste Division at (386) 947-2952.