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Auburn has sixth Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

AUBURN, Ala. — The City of Auburn Environmental Services Department will host the 6th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. CDT at the Environmental Services Complex, located at 365-A North Donahue Drive.

This annual events offers Auburn residents the opportunity to safely dispose of hazardous household chemicals. The City has contracted with Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. to manage the collection and disposal of chemicals collected during the event.

Participation in Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is limited to Auburn residential solid waste service customers only. No farm, commercial, or industrial waste, please. Residents are asked to bring a recent water bill to demonstrate proof of residency.

Participants are asked to limit the amount of material they submit for disposal to 20 lbs per household, with individual containers limited to 5 gallons each. Larger amounts must be pre-approved.

During the event, the City will also collect computers and related equipment for recycling. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is a rain or shine event. All City residential waste customers are encouraged to participate. For a complete list of acceptable items, please visit the City's website at www.auburnalabama.org and click on the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day story on the main page.

For more information, please contact the City of Auburn Environmental Services Department at 334-501-3080.

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