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Broward County cities hold hazardous waste disposal day Oct. 9



Coral Springs, Florida – Several Broward County cities hold one-day events throughout the year to dispose of hazardous materials.

These cities are Parkland, Coconut Creek, Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Lauderdale Lakes, North Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, and Tamarac.

Residents won’t need to leave their vehicles, just drive through, show a valid driver’s license from one of the participating cities above, and workers will remove the items from the car. They ask that residents keep their windows up for COVID-19 safety.

On Saturday, October 9, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents may drop off these items: Aerosol products, Ammonia, Ammunition, Antifreeze, Auto fluids, Auto batteries, Boat batteries, Boat fluids, Charcoal starter, Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), Drain cleaners, Fertilizer, Fire extinguishers, Fireworks, Flares, Fluorescent tubes, Gasoline, Herbicides, Household cleansers, Insecticide, Kerosene, Lawn chemicals, Lighter fluid, Mercury thermometers, Motor oil, Nail polish & remover, Paint, Pesticides, Photo chemicals, Pool chemicals, Propane tanks, Rechargeable batteries, Rust remover, Solvents, Spot remover, Tires (limit 4), Turpentine, Weedkiller, Wood stain, and Wood stripper.

Also included are answering machines, computer cables, cell phones, computers (including laptops), copiers, DVD and VCR players, fax machines, flash and hard drives, keyboards/mice, monitors, pagers, print cartridges, printers, radios, routers, satellite/cable boxes, scanners, speakers/stereos, telephones, televisions, and wires.

The following items are not accepted: business and government-generated waste, explosives, bio-hazardous waste, microwaves, and appliances.

This month’s location is at the City of Coral Springs at 4181 NW 121st Avenue.

Remember, residents may not drop off items at Broward County’s Hazardous Waste Disposal.

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