Household Chemicals and Electronic Waste Disposal to Take Place Saturday

No registration is required, but attendees must show proof of Mercer County residency.

Mercer County residents can dispose of household chemicals and electronic waste tomorrow, Saturday, July 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Training Center, 350 Lawrence Station Road in Lawrence Township.

Sponsored by the Mercer County Improvement Authority, attendees must show proof of Mercer County residency, such as a drivers license, and commercial and industrial waste will not be accepted.

“The Mercer County Improvement Authority is providing an excellent opportunity for Mercer County residents,” Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes said in a press release. “Residents can easily, safely dispose of their dangerous chemical and electronic waste, and thenrelax and let Mercer County take care of the rest.”

Residents can drop off unwanted electronics including televisions, radios, printers, keyboards, copiers, phones, microwaves, camera equipment and computers to be recycled.

Acceptable household chemicals that can be dropped off include Aerosol cans, batteries, photographic chemicals, used motor oil and oil filters, lighterfluid, propane gas tanks, pesticides/herbicides, pool chemicals, oil-based paint, paint thinners, gasoline, antifreeze, driveway sealer, insect repellants and mercury.

Ira L. Marks July 13, 2012 at 06:42 PM
another opportunity for the MC public relations machine to promote Brian Hughes ...I think I counted 5 large signs near route 1 broadcasting the Disposal day with Hughes name prominently listed on each sign. Brian Hughes...what an egomaniac....


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