Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Collection Event Schedule
THE EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE!
The next collection event is scheduled for
October 21, 2017| 7am- 2pm
Location – University Services Building
Directions – Enter from Harvey Rd. East, if traveling eastbound it is the first entrance on the left after Veteran’s Park.
Household Hazardous Waste & Computer Collection Event with Book Drive
Along with your Household Hazardous Wastes- please bring NEW/USED Books along with any monetary donations.
These books and monetary donations are assisting a local non profit organization- Books and a Blanket.
Their goal is promote literacy and well being throughout the Brazos Valley. Check out their FACEBOOK PAGE.
HHW -Accepted Materials
Car Batteries & Acid
Used Motor Oil (all types)
Windshield Wiper Fluid
Battery Terminal Cleaner
Toilet Bowl Cleaners
Fluorescent Tubes, Lights, & Electronics
Batteries (rechargeable, button, automotive, etc.)
Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Fluorescent Light Bulbs (tubes)
Most items that have a hazardous warning symbol on the package
Garden & Pest Control Products
Ant and rodent poisons
Adhesives & Glues
Asphalt Driveway Topping
Charcoal Lighter Fluid
Enamel / Oil-Based Paints
Fiberglass Resin / Hardeners
Nail Polish Removers
Plastic Model Cement
Over the counter
Vitamins/ Herbal Supplements
Paint, Corrosive Waste, & Coatings
Ant / Roach Killer
Asphalt & Roof Tars
Flea Spray / Powder
Paint Strippers & Solvents
Snail / Slug Killer
Tree Root / Stump Killer
Weed / Grass Killer
55 Gallon Drums
Any Business Generated Waste
Appliances/Freon Containing Units
Contact 979-764-3809 for proper disposal information.
Medical Sharps & Medications
Syringes and other medical sharps pose a SEVERE HEALTH RISK to collection and processing crews if not disposed of properly. Never place loose syringes or sharps in trash containers, please secure all syringes and sharps in a sealed container such as a sharps jug, coffee can, milk jug, etc. You may also contact local pharmacies to inquire if they accept these items for safe disposal. Syringes and other medical sharps are not accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Event.
Likewise, if you have leftover or unwanted prescription and non-prescription drugs that require immediate disposal, check with your pharmacy or sheriff’s department to see if they have a safe disposal program. All medications are accepted without question or cost at the Household Hazardous Waste event.
To safely store and handle Household Hazardous Wastes, Please follow these procedures on handling & transporting:
*Store products upright in original containers
*Never Mix Products
*Identify the contents if labels are missing
*Place leaking containers in larger containers & use cat litter as an absorbent
*Keep products in a dry cool place
*Do not transport or store hazardous waste near pets & children.