Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal | Environment
BARTOW, FL-- Polk County residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic equipment for FREE during a collection event hosted by the County’s Waste Resource Management Division and the City of Winter Haven.
The collection will take place from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on December 1 at the Chain O’ Lakes SW Complex, 210 Cypress Gardens Blvd, SW, Winter Haven.
Household hazardous materials accepted during the event include: cleaners, polishes, solvents, automotive products, aerosol cans, insecticides, disinfectants, paint products, batteries and pool chemicals. Residents can drop off up to five electronic items per household. Electronic materials accepted include: computers, monitors, keyboards, terminals, televisions, stereos, printers, fax machines, VCR/DVD players, video cameras and video game consoles.
Business waste will not be accepted. Businesses may call Polk County’s Waste Resource Management Division at (863) 284-4319 to learn proper disposal procedures.
For more information, call the City of Winter Haven at (863) 291-5757 or the County at (863) 284-4319 or 863-499-2689 on Saturday. Visit Polk County on the web, www.polk-county.net
Release courtesy of Polk County