S.A.F.E. Recycling to host Household Hazardous Waste Day June 3

Have hazardous materials you need to safely get rid of? San Angelo Friends of the Environment will host the Household Hazardous Waste Collection from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday June 3, from at the SAFE Recycling Center, 702 Warehouse Road.  Volunteers are appreciated and must be 18 yrs and older.

Items that will be accepted are:

  • Acids & drain cleaners
  • Antifreeze, brake fluids, transmission fluids, oil & oil filters
  • Paints & thinners
  • Lawn & garden chemicals, i.e. fertilizers and pesticides
  • Solvents & degreasers
  • Poisons
  • Pool chemicals
  • Aerosol cans, including inhalers
  • Household cleaning products
  • Propane tanks, i.e. small, for BBQ’s, Coleman
  • Mercury i.e. old thermometers
  • Sharps (Syringes, needles)

Items that we cannot accept:

  • Containers that are not clearly labeled specifying the contents
  • Containers larger than five gallons
  • Biologically active substances
  • Radioactive materials, smoke detectors
  • Products containing dioxins or 2-4-5T
  • Waste generated by business or industry
  • Explosives or ammunition
  • Reactive materials