Agriculture + Environment

Yolo County helps with hazardous waste during the holidays

By From page A7 | November 16, 2012

Free collection of household hazardous waste continues every Friday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Yolo County Central Landfill, 44090 County Road 28H, northeast of Davis. However, the service will not be available Friday, Nov. 23, due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

The landfill will be open that day, but will be closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Hazardous waste accepted from residents and businesses includes batteries, fluorescent bulbs or tubes, used motor oil and filters, cleaning supplies, lighter fluid, antifreeze, aerosols, garden pesticides and herbicides, latex or oil-based paints, solvents, poisons, electrical switches/relays, pilot light sensors, mercury thermostats, old medications and containerized syringes.

Free household cleaning supplies; lawn, garden and automotive products; and household paint is available to residents at no charge through the reuse program, which is open the same hours as the hazardous waste collection program.

For more information on proper disposal of household hazardous waste, call 530-666-8856 or visit: www.yolocounty.org (select Landfill link).

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