GROVELAND – The Lake County Solid Waste Division, in partnership with the city of Groveland’s Police Department, is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted medications and toxic materials in a safe and environmentally sensitive way – helping to prevent improper use by others – at an upcoming Prescription Drugs and Household Hazardous Waste Collection.
The event will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 23 in the parking lot of the Groveland Police Department, 408 Orange St., Groveland.
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.
For more information, call the Lake County Solid Waste Division at 352-343-3776.