Boone, Campbell, and Kenton County residents can get rid of hazardous household items this weekend at a free event.
According to a release, this is the seventh year for the event. Organizers recommend you fill out a registration form ahead of time and bring it with you to keep the process moving. Northern Kentucky Solid Waste Management Area and the Northern Kentucky Household Hazardous Waste Action Coalition say more than 1,500 vehicles came through last year’s event.
Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
UC Health Stadium, 7950 Freedom Way, Florence, Ky.
Collection details and restrictions:
- Aerosol cans - all aerosol cans will be accepted
- Antifreeze - antifreeze only, no mixtures will be accepted
- Batteries - all batteries will be accepted, including: alkaline, nickel-cadmium, lithium, lead acid, etc.
- Bulbs - CFL bulbs, 4-foot and 8-foot tubes will be accepted
- Corrosives/Flammables - fuel and kerosene will be accepted; no ammunition, gun powder explosives or radioactive items will be accepted
- Electronics - computers, TVs, laptops, cables, cameras, VCRs, cell phones, etc. will be accepted
- Ink cartridges/toner - any ink or toner cartridge that comes out of a printer, copier or fax machine will be accepted
- Oil - used motor oil, hydraulic fluid, transmission fluid and brake fluid will be accepted
- Paint - all types of paint will be accepted – limited to 10 cans per vehicle
- Paper – paper documents will be accepted and shredded on site
- Pesticides - pesticides will be accepted – limited to 2 gallons or 2 pounds per vehicle
- Propane tanks - only 20 pound tanks will be accepted
*Please note: Appliances, fertilizer, mercury containing devices, medications and tires will not be accepted.