Sept. 22 and 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Veolia Colorado Recycling Center, 9131 E. 96th Ave., Henderson
Adams County residents may bring their unwanted household chemicals for proper disposal at this two-day event.
Please sign up in advance at www.adcogov.org/recycling-and-sustainability.
Most items will be recycled safely, keeping them out of the environment. The cost is a discounted fee of $.92 per pound to drop off their items. The normal $21.63 per vehicle fee will be waived on these event dates only. Proof of residency is required. Cash and credit card will be accepted. No charge to drop off architectural paints and stains only.
Acceptable Items include: insecticide, bathroom cleaners, rust remover, photo chemicals, degreasers, weed killer, latex paint, stains, furniture polish, fire extinguishers, laundry products, fuel, solvents, rodent poison, oil filters, floor cleaners, oven cleaners, moth balls, lacquers, rechargeable batteries.
Unacceptable items include: radioactive material (smoke detectors), used needles, prescription pain killers, explosives (fireworks, ammunition), tires, trash.
Special thanks to Adams County and the City of Thornton for these opportunities.