From Blenman Elm Neighborhood Assn President, Alice Roe
Blenman Elm & Central Tucson Neighborhoods Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Himmel Park, North Parking Lot (First Street east of Tucson Blvd.)
Saturday April 28, 2012
8:00 AM to Noon only (NO drop-offs at any other time)
Your opportunity to get rid of stuff that should not go to the landfill or down the drain!
RISE Equipment Recycling Center will accept electronics (computers, computer monitors, peripherals, VCR’s, DVD players, routers, modems, small appliances, etc.) at no charge. There will be collection charges for TVs ($10) and for computer monitors ($2) that do not have an accompanying computer tower. They do not accept large appliances.
Hazardous Waste – what we CAN take:
- Automotive Fluids
- Fluorescent Lamps
- Engine Oil Filters
- Paint Products
- Auto Batteries
- Rechargeable Batteries (Ni-Cd, Ni-MH, Pb)
- Hobby Chemicals
- Small Button Batteries
- Lithium Batteries
- Lawn & Garden Products
- Cleaning Products
- Pool Chemicals
- Drain Openers
- Propane Cylinders
- Cooking Oil
- Computer Equipment
- Mercury Containing Products
- Printer Cartridges
- Items labeled: Acid. Flammable, Caustic, Poison, Caution, Toxic, Danger or Warning
All wastes should be properly identified and labeled. Containers should not leak.
Please note, we cannot handle business or commercial wastes, commercial gas cylinders, explosives or ammunition, infectious or radioactive wastes.
We cannot take prescription drugs, other medications or tablets. See Dispose A Med for National Take Back Initiative Collection Sites for where and when to get rid of medications.
Questions about hazardous wastes?
Please call the City of Tucson Household Hazardous Waste Program at 888-6947 or check their website.
We depend on volunteers to help with the collection. If you would like to volunteer for this activity either the full four hours, or some part, please call Alice Roe 795-7310, or email firstname.lastname@example.org