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Household Hazardous Waste collection set for April 10
03/30/2021

 

Spring cleaning continues in Lockhart with the Household Hazardous Waste collection event at City Park.

 

JOIN US Saturday, April 10, 2021, from 9 a.m. to noon at the park’s Main/Central Pavilion RAIN OR SHINE.

Please bring a utility bill or other proof of residence and stay in your vehicle once you arrive to the event.

 

We will take:

  • Cleaning products: drain cleaners, concentrates, degreasers, oven cleaners, solvents, polishers, pool chemicals, etc.
  • Household batteries
  • Paints
  • Varnishes

We will NOT take:

  • Waste generated by business and commercial farming
  • Tires
  • Chemical containers larger than five gallons
  • Medical waste and sharp instruments, i.e. scalpels, syringes
  • Empty containers
  • Compressed gas cylinders
  • Ammunition
  • Gun powder
  • Metal
  • Wire and printed circuit boards
  • Electronics (You can take these to the Lockhart Recycling Center)

 

 

To keep everyone safe, please take these SAFETY PRECAUTIONS:

  • Bring products in the original containers—Do not mix products!
  • Make sure containers are properly sealed and labeled correctly.
  • If the container leaks, pack in larger container and use absorbents, such as cat litter, to soak up leaks.
  • If you do not know what it is, mark it “unknown.”
  • If possible, place materials in cardboard boxes—boxes with dividers make for good packaging.
  • Place materials in areas away from drivers and passengers

This event is FREE. Call (512) 398-3461 for more information.

 

A Special 'Thank you' to our Sponsors: Capital Area Council of Governments, TCEQ, Central Texas Refuse, Keep Lockhart Beautiful, Plum Creek Watershed Partnership   


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