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Tunxis Recycling

Household Hazardous Product Disposal Information

Helping to Make Homes Healthier in Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Meriden, Morris, New Britain, Plainville, Plymouth, Prospect, Southington, Warren, Washington, and Wolcott


2007 Collection Days

Residents of Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Meriden, New Britain, Plainville, Plymouth, Prospect, Southington and Wolcott may attend any of the following collections:

Dates

Location

Hours

September 29, 2007 Prospect
Public Works  Garage
221 Cheshire Rd (Rt 68)
9:00a.m. - 2 p.m.
October 6, 2007 Bristol
Public Works Department
Vincent P. Kelly Road
(off Route 229)
9:00a.m. - 2 p.m.
November 3, 2007 New Britain/Berlin
Willow Brook Park/Beehive Stadium
South Main St. Entrance (Rt. 71)
9:00a.m. - 2 p.m.

Do You Have Hazardous Waste Hiding in Your Home? Get Rid of It!

Household hazardous products can pose serious risks to your family's health and the health of our environment. Luckily, getting rid of them safely can be easy. Just bring unused portions of the hazardous products in the checklist below to one of the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days listed in this brochure. Be sure to keep products in their original containers and don't mix them. And always keep materials in a safe place away from children, pets and heat.


Household Hazardous Products Checklist

These items should be brought to Hazardous Waste Collection Days. Be careful! Make sure products are sealed. Pack them in a sturdy crate or cardboard box. Leave in your car only as long as necessary, and never smoke while handling.

The following items should be disposed of at the Hazardous Waste Collection:

The following items will not be collected:

NO WASTE FROM BUSINESSES
5 Gallon per person limit.


When Using Household Hazardous Products ...

Check the label. If the product you are using is toxic, corrosive, reactive, explosive or flammable it can be hazardous to you and our environment.


Why Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days?

Bringing your hazardous household products to a collection day is a great way to:

Moving?? If you are moving before a collection day try to get a neighbor, friend or family member to bring your hazardous products to a collection day for you.

For more information call your town's recycling contact or Tunxis Recycling at: (860)585-0419 or (860)225-9811

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