El Paso County Clean Sweep Household Hazardous Waste Disposal & Recycle Event

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Presented by El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility at El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility, Colorado Springs CO

Apr 14
El Paso County Clean Sweep Household Hazardous Waste Disposal & Recycle Event

This event is free to all El Paso and Teller county residents for the proper disposal of residential household hazardous waste items, large TVs, mattresses, tires, etc

El Paso County Community Services Department, Environmental Division will hold the first Clean Sweep Household Hazardous Waste Event for 2018 on Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This event is free to all El Paso and Teller county residents for the proper disposal of residential household hazardous waste items, large TVs, mattresses, tires, etc. The event will be located at the El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility (3255 Akers Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80922).  All traffic will be directed to drive north on Akers Drive from Constitution to the El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

Additional events will be held on June 9, August 11, and October 13, 2018 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. All events will be held at the El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

The following items will be accepted from El Paso and Teller County residents – no business waste:

  • Electronics: any size TV or computer monitor (limited to three total per vehicle), computers, printers, fax machines, laptops, notebooks, ultra-books, net books, electronic tablets, DVD players, VCRs, radios, stereos, video game consoles, video display devices with viewing screens greater than 4” diagonally.
  • Paint and paint-related products (stains, strippers, thinners, varnishes, etc.)
  • Household chemicals (aerosols, ammonia, bleach, cleaners, lamp oil, etc.)
  • Lawn & garden chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides, poisons, plant food, etc.)
  • Automotive chemicals (motor oil, antifreeze, brake & transmission fluids, waxes, bug/tar/vinyl/chrome/engine cleaners, etc.)
  • All types of batteries: lead-acid vehicle batteries and all types of household batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, watch & hearing aid batteries)
  • Tires: passenger and light truck (limit is nine {9} per vehicle).
  • Mattresses and box springs (limit four total pieces per household).

Not Accepted: business waste, containers larger than 5-gallon, fluorescent bulbs & tubes, lab-grade chemicals, medicines, trash or recyclables, and unlabeled or leaking containers.

ADMISSION INFO

Free.

Contact: (719) 520-7878

Email: hollywilliams@elpasoco.com

    Official Website

LOCATION

El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility

3255 Akers Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80922

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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