Ridgefield residents invited to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste on July 29 in Brookfield

The Housatonic Recovery Resources Authority is holding Household Hazardous Waste on Saturday, July 29 from 9:00am-2:00pm at Brookfield High School for the residents of  Bethel, Danbury, New Fairfield, Newtown, Redding and Ridgefield, Brookfield, Kent, Sherman, and Bridgewater. 

What to bring:

• Paints
• Stains and Varnishes
• Paint Thinners & Strippers
• Wood Preservatives
• Resins, Rosins & Adhesives
• Polishes for Furniture, Floor & Metal
• Cleaners for Rug & Upholstery
• Cleaners for Oven, Toilet Bowl & Drain
• Swimming Pool Chemicals
• Fluorescent Bulbs 
• Pesticides, Herbicides, Insecticides (including Lawn Care Products)
• Flea Powder
• Moth Balls
• Spot Removers
• Dry Cleaning Solvents
• Lighter Fluids
• Septic Tank Degreasers
• Engine Degreasers
• Waste Fuels (Kerosene, Gasoline)
• Carburetor Cleaners, Brake Fluids
• Transmission Fluids, Car Waxes
• Full or Partially Full Aerosol Cans
• Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue
• Photo Chemicals, Chemistry Sets
• Hobby Supplies
• Rechargeable (Ni-Cd) Batteries
• Camera Batteries
• Thermostats, Thermometers 

What not to bring:

• Electronics, Computers, VCR’s (Recycle at town Drop off Center)
• Empty Aerosol Cans (put in garbage)
• Household Batteries (put in garbage)
• PCB Capacitors
• Smoke Detectors
• Auto Batteries & Tires
• Motor Oil & Antifreeze (Recycle at Town Drop Off Center)
• Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives (Call the Police Department)
• Radioactive Materials
• Unknown Gases
• Controlled Substances
• Pathological Material
• Pharmaceutical or Medical Wastes

For more information, please visit the Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority website.


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