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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

Asbestos

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 Explosives/Ammunition

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.

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