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Household hazardous waste to be
collected Aug. 8 in Four Corners

RELEASE DATE: August 2, 2013

CLERMONT – The Lake County Solid Waste Division is asking Four Corners residents to dispose of toxic materials at a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 8 in the Walmart parking lot at Cagan Crossings, 550 U.S. Highway 27, Clermont.

The County’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will be on-hand to collect unwanted household hazardous waste. Residents will be able to drop-off 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 staff at the event will be offering convenient drive-thru disposal of unwanted medications and household hazardous waste, so residents won’t have to leave their vehicle.

Materials such as infectious waste, solvents, chemical laboratory waste and radioactive waste are prohibited. Prescription drugs will not be collected at this event. 

For more information about this event, call the Lake County Solid Waste Division at 352-343-3776. To view the schedule for future Household Hazardous Waste Collection events, visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/departments/public_works/solid_waste/mobile_unit_schedule.aspx. 

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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

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Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445
klafollette@lakecountyfl.gov

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