Hazardous materials are difficult to properly dispose of. You can’t just throw paint cans and old bottles of bleach in the recycling bin or garbage can like with most things because of their toxic nature and in our region there are not many facilities available for proper disposal. This weekend however you have the opportunity to throw some of these hazardous materials out in a clean, safe, responsible, and legal manner.
Where: The Crawford County Fairgrounds
When: Saturday June 10th, 2017 from 9am to 1pm
More Info: The County Solid Waste Authority and Environmental Coordination Services and Recycling (ECS&R) is sponsoring a cleanup event at the Crawford County Fairgrounds. If you wish to participate you must be preregistered which you can do by calling ECS&R toll-free at 1-866-815-0016 or locally at (814)425-7773. You can also register online by following this link to the Crawford County Solid Waste Authority’s website. There will be a small cost to help cover the expense of properly disposing of the garbage. Tires, radioactive materials, ammunition, medical waste, large appliances, and syringes will not be accepted.
Regular Household Hazardous Waste $1.35/pound
Small Freon Containing Devices $0.62/pound
Tube/Cathode Array Televisions and Computer Monitors $0.55/pound
Modern Televisions and Electronics $0.35/pound
Light Bulbs and Batteries $1.32/pound
Mercury containing devices $6.45/pound