Clean out the garage and the kitchen cabinet and load up the truck – Columbus’ hazardous waste recycling day is Saturday.
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the city will be accepting paint, cleaners, motor oil and old computers at its recycling warehouse at 25 22nd Ave., behind a Summit service station off Victory Drive across from the Dolly Madison plant.
Here’s the list of waste products Muscogee residents can drop off:
-- Paint, paint thinner, furniture stripper and other solvents.
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-- Lawn-care products such as fertilizer, pesticide, herbicide, fungicide, insecticide or other bug sprays, along with pool chemicals.
-- Cleaners such as bleach and ammonia or products containing either, all-purpose cleaners, furniture polish, spot remover, scouring powder, oven cleaner and bathroom sprays.
-- Automotive equipment and fluids such as motor oil and oil filters, gasoline, antifreeze, lubricants, car batteries, brake or transmission fluid, car wax and metal polish.
-- Electronic gear such as computers, printers, fax machines, copiers, personal electronics and telecommunications equipment.