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JB Green Team's Belmont County household hazardous waste collections scheduled for August

Published: August 9, 2017 12:00 AM

The JB Green Team will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the old K-Mart parking lot at the Ohio Valley Mall in St. Clairsville. Proof of residency is required. No HHW materials can be accepted from businesses or industries under the rules of the OHIO EPA.

Residents from both Belmont and Jefferson counties can bring the following clearly and properly labeled items to the event:

Household Cleaners bleach, ammonia, carpet cleaner, oven cleaner

Lawn & Garden Chemicals pesticides and herbicides

Various Pool Chemicals; aerosols

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Oil-based paint and paint-related products such as thinner, primer, stain, sealer, varnish and shellac

Solvents, strippers, turpentine, Wood preservatives

Kerosene, lighter Fluid, Gasoline

Roof Coating and driveway sealer

Light bulbs with mercury, including 4 ft., 8 ft., U-Bend, Circular, or Incandescent compact fluorescents

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Batteries Lead Acid, Lithium, NiCad, Alkaline, Mercury

Automotive Fluids - Motor oil, Antifreeze, Transmission Fluid

Propane cylinders (grill-sized and smaller), Fire Extinguishers, Freon/Helium Cylinders

Mercury and Mercury debris

Asbestos

Items that will NOT be accepted include:

No Contractor, industry or school waste

No PCBs, transformers and capacitors

No Compressed Gases (other than propane)

No Explosives/Ammunition

No Medical/Infectious wastes

No DEA Controlled Substances

No Smoke Detectors/Radioactive waste

No Computers, Televisions and Tires

To provide safe traffic flow in and out of the collection, we ask residents to follow traffic ENTRANCE/EXIT SIGNS. For safety purposes, we ask that you remain in your vehicle and allow the HHW collection company staff to remove all the items from the vehicle.

Please contact one of the JB Green Team Offices at (740) 296-5376 or (740) 266-6899 if you have any questions. Information on the collection can also be found at www.jbgreenteam.org under "upcoming Events".


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