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Spring Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day


East Baton Rouge Parish residents can drop off household hazardous materials for safe disposal at the upcoming Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Memorial Stadium in Baton Rouge.

Residents should enter the drive-through drop-off site from Scenic Highway at Foss Street. Police officers will be on hand to guide traffic. And, it’s important to note that this event is only for the collection of residential household hazardous materials. Materials generated by businesses and other commercial sources or by people who live outside East Baton Rouge Parish will not be accepted. All vehicles will be stopped to verify that the occupants are East Baton Rouge residents.

The following household hazardous materials will be accepted: 
Fertilizers; pool chemicals; insecticides; pesticides; gasoline; cleaning products; oil paint and paint products; automobile tires; auto products, including used oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, diesel, oil and fuel filters; cooking oil; fluorescent tubes; ballasts and compact fluorescent bulbs; lead acid, nickel-cadmium and alkaline batteries; stereos’ and televisions. To be accepted, liquids should be in labeled, closed containers holding five gallons or less. This year, fire extinguishers will also be accepted for recycling.

Electronics accepted include: 
Ink cartridges, phones, fax machines, computers and computer components, flat screen monitors, wires, and laptops.

Items that will not be accepted include: 
Ammunition; explosives; fireworks; non-residential waste; radioactive devices (smoke/fire/detectors); large gas cylinders such as helium, acetylene or Freon; Styrofoam peanuts; school lab waste; appliances (white goods) or furniture; copiers; construction and demolition debris; asbestos-containing building materials; biomedical hazardous material.

A complete list of items accepted at the event can be found at brla.gov/recycle.

For more information, contact the City-Parish Recycling Office at (225) 389-5194, or visit brla.gov/recycle to view a complete list of acceptable and unacceptable household hazardous materials.

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