I received the following media release from the City of Avondale about their next household Hazardous Waste event, scheduled for Saturday, November 3. The event earlier this year was very busy — I highly recommend getting in line by 7:30am.
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City of Avondale Public Information Office
For immediate release: October 8, 2018
Media Contact: Ingrid Melle, Avondale AZ PIO firstname.lastname@example.org 623-333-1614
Drop off household hazardous waste on Nov 3
Free to Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson residents
Residents of Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson are invited to drop off household hazardous waste for free on Saturday, Nov 3 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Goodyear Public Works facility, 4971 S. 157th Ave. The facility is located at the intersection of Estrella Parkway and Romley Road, just south of MC85.
Anyone dropping off waste will be required to provide proof of residency such as a recent city utility bill or driver’s license. This event is for residential hazardous waste only; commercial or medical waste will not be accepted. Materials should be placed in the trunk or truck bed of vehicles for safety considerations at the drop off site.
- Automotive liquids: antifreeze, brake fluid, car batteries, gasoline, motor oil
- Electronics: cable boxes, cell phones, computers, stereos, DVD players, TVs, VCRs
- Household chemicals: adhesives, aerosols, kerosene, paint, poisons, pool chemicals, solvents, thinners
- Household items: batteries, fire extinguishers, fluorescent tubes, propane tanks, thermometers
- Lawn chemicals: herbicides, fertilizers, pesticides
- Tires: up to five passenger car tires – no wheels, rims or truck tires
Items NOT Accepted
- 55 gallon drums of waste
- Air conditioners
- Medical or biological waste
- Truck tires
- Smoke detectors
- Water heaters
To dispose of household hazardous waste not accepted at this event, please contact ACTenviro, 6212 S. 75th Ave., Laveen, 602-842-9160. There are fees associated with the collection of these items.
For more information on this event, visit www.avondaleaz.gov/publicworks or call: Avondale Public Works at 623-333-4400, Goodyear Public Works at 623-932-3010, Tolleson Field Operations at 623-936-7141, or Litchfield Park City Hall at 623-935-5033.