For the 14th year in a row, residents from local counties will have the opportunity to dispose of their household chemicals and cleaners through the Household Hazardous Waste Collection being held at Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority Landfill and Recycling Center along Route 6 in Bradford County, W. Burlington.
The event will be held Saturday, June 29, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and is free of charge to all residents of Bradford, Sullivan and Tioga counties, Pennsylvania.
Acceptable items include oil-based paints, turpentine/paint products, pesticides, herbicides, antifreeze, lead acid and NiCad batteries, mercury, household cleaners/chemicals, solvents, light tubes, corrosives, chlorine and motor oil.
Residents must pre-register by June 27 by calling the Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority central office at 570-297-4177 or by emailing your information to Ltwoey@ntswa.org. When registering, you will be asked to provide your name, address, email address and phone number.
More than 268,100 pounds of hazardous materials have been collected from residents since the collections began back in 2006, and the authority anticipates collecting another 35,000 pounds, if not more, during the 2019 collection.
Management methods include recycling, incineration and fuel blending.