YUMA, Ariz. – The city will be collecting hazardous materials at no charge this weekend as part of their Yuma Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program.
City officials say they will be processing, identifying and sorting all types of hazmat. The event is completely free and open to all residents.
Officials say they strongly encourage residents to drop off unwanted batteries, paint, light bulbs, chemical fluids and other items. The focus is to keep the environment clean by not disposing of hazmat in landfills or drains.
The event is from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 265 W. 13th St. (Second Avenue and 13th Street).
Below is a list of accepted and non-accepted items.
Items accepted at Saturday’s HHW drop-off:
• Motor oil
• Household cleaners
• Tires (limit 5; must be off the wheel)
E-waste items for drop-off include:
• Home computer components
• TV sets
• VCRs/DVD players
• Cell phones
• Home phones
•Large household appliances
•Business or commercial waste
•Commercial recycling materials
•Explosives or ammunition
The HHW are held four times a year, the next one will take place on October 8th.