UMATILLA – The Lake County Solid Waste Division is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of toxic materials in a safe and environmentally sensitive way at an upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection event.
The event will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 16 in the parking lot next to the Umatilla Fire Department, 1 Cassidy St., Umatilla.
Residents will be able to dispose of 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. The County’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit also will offer convenient disposal at a drive-thru service.
Materials such infectious waste, solvents, chemical-laboratory waste and radioactive waste are prohibited. Prescription drugs will not be collected at this event.
For more information, call the Lake County Solid Waste Division at 352-343-3776.