Monmouth County residents can dispose of unwanted hazardous waste on May 10, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Monmouth County Highway District Garage #8 at 1621 Union Avenue, Hazlet, near Route 36.
Items that are accepted include pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, solvents, thinners, corrosives, cleaners, pool chemicals, oil paints, varnishes, aerosol cans (full or partially full), used motor oil, anti-freeze, gasoline, automotive and ‘button’ batteries and propane BBQ tanks.
Items must be in closed containers with the original labels. The maximum amount accepted from each resident is 200 lbs. of dry material and 20 gallons of liquid, with no container larger than 5 gallons.
Items that are not accepted include latex paint, lab reagents, concrete, electronics, care tires, explosives, radioactive materials and asbestos and unknown and unidentified materials.
This is a resident-only program. Businesses must contract privately for proper disposal.
For more information on hazardous waste disposal call the County Household facility at 732-683-8686 ext. 5210 or visitwww.visitmonmouth.com.