If your garage is anything like mine, there's a good chance there are containers of various fluids sitting around from projects gone by. Leftover paint from repainted rooms, oil, antifreeze, and brake fluid from routine vehicle maintenance, you name it. They're all fluids you know you couldn't pour down a drain, or throw away with the regular trash, so there they sit in their containers tucked in the corner of the garage. If that sounds familiar, and you live in Henderson, here's your chance to get rid of it properly.

The City of Henderson is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Day tomorrow (Saturday, September 21st, 2019) at the Henderson Recycling Center at 398 Sam Ball Way from 8:00 a.m. until noon where residents will have the chance to drop off the following materials:

  • Oil Based Paint
  • AerosolsPesticide Liquids
  • Pesticide Solids
  • Pesticide Aerosols Cleaners (acids/bases/oxidizers)
  • Reactives
  • Adhesives/Roof Tar/Driveway Sealers
  • Antifreeze
  • Fuels (gasoline, kerosene)
  • Mercury
  • Asbestos
  • Automobile Products (fluids, grease)
  • Batteries (lead-acid & household)
  • Propane Cylinders (5 & 20 lb)
  • Helium Cylinders (5 lb)
  • Freon Cylinders
  • Oxygen Cylinders
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Cylinders
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Aluminum Paint
  • PCB Materials
  • Lab Pack Chemicals

Like most events of this kind, there are some materials they won't take:

  • Latex Paint
  • Motor Oil
  • Agricultural and/or Farm Chemicals
  • Explosives/Ammunition
  • Road Flares
  • Smoke Detectors
  • TVs
  • Tires
  • Computer Screens

For more any information, or if you have any questions, contact the Henderson Recycling Center on Facebook.

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