Household Hazardous Waste Collections set
ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The JB Green Team announced that the Household Hazardous Waste Collections will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 13 at the Fort Steuben Mall in Steubenville and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Belmont County Fairgrounds in St. Clairsville.
Proof of residency is required for both collections. No HHW materials can be accepted from businesses or industries under the strict rules of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.
Residents from Belmont and Jefferson counties can bring the following clearly and properly labeled items to either event:
Household Cleaners — bleach, ammonia, carpet cleaner, oven cleaner
Lawn & Garden Chemicals — pesticides and herbicides
Various Pool Chemicals; aerosols
Oil-based paint and paint-related products such as thinner, primer, stain, sealer, varnish and shellac
Solvents, strippers, turpentine, Wood preservatives
Kerosene, lighter Fluid, Gasoline
Roof Coating and driveway sealer
Light bulbs with mercury, including 4 ft., 8 ft., U-Bend, Circular, or Incandescent compact fluorescents
Batteries — Lead Acid, Lithium, NiCad, Alkaline, Mercury
Automotive Fluids — Motor oil, Antifreeze, Transmission Fluid
Propane cylinders (grill-sized and smaller), Fire Extinguishers, Freon/Helium Cylinders
Mercury and Mercury debris
Items that will not be accepted include:
No Contractor, industry or school waste
No PCBs, transformers and capacitors
No Compressed Gases (other than propane)
No Medical/Infectious wastes
No DEA Controlled Substances
No Smoke Detectors/Radioactive waste
No Computers, Televisions and Tires
Because of traffic flow in and out of the collection, organizers ask residents to follow traffic entrance/exit signs and remain in your vehicle. The HHW Collection Co. staff will remove all the items from vehicles at the event in order to keep traffic flowing, for safety reasons, and to place the HHW materials in the correct containers.
Please contact one of the JB Green Team Offices at 740-266-6899 or 740-296-5376 if you have any questions.