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Prescription Drugs and Household Hazardous Waste Collection event to be held in Groveland on Nov. 29

RELEASE DATE: November 20, 2012

GROVELAND — The Lake County Solid Waste Division, in partnership with the City of Groveland’s Police Department, will hold a Prescription Drugs Take-Back and Household Hazardous Waste collection event on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Groveland Police Department parking lot, located at 408 Orange St.

This event will give residents an opportunity to safely and easily dispose of unwanted medications, which helps prevent improper use by others. Lake County’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will also be available for disposal of unwanted household hazardous waste.

Residents will be able to dispose of other waste products such as lawn and gardening materials, photo and swimming pool chemicals, paint and related products, cleaning solutions, motor oil and used gas, batteries, fluorescent lamps, light bulbs and small propane tanks.

Materials such as infectious waste, solvents, chemical laboratory waste and radioactive waste are prohibited. 

For more information about the Prescription Drugs Take-Back and Household Hazardous Waste Collection event, call the Lake County Solid Waste Division at 352-343-3776.

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More Information:
Lake County Solid Waste Division
352-343-3776
http://www.lakecountyfl.gov/departments/public_works/solid_waste/mobile_unit_schedule.aspx

Lake County media contact:
Kelly LaFollette
Communications Director
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445
klafollette@lakecountyfl.gov

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