Coastal Environmental Partnership announces Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

Coastal Environmental Partnership

The Coastal Environmental Partnership announces dates for its Household Hazardous Waste events.

The first date is Saturday, September 19, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Carteret County Health Department at 3820 Bridges Street in Morehead City.

Pamlico and Craven events will both take place on Saturday, October 10.

The Pamlico County Courthouse on Highway 55 in Bayboro is the site for the Pamlico event. The hours there are 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.

Craven Community College, 800 College Court, in New Bern is the site for the Craven event. Signs will direct you to parking lot E, near Orringer Auditorium. The hours there are 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Accepted items include: Latex and oil paints, used motor oil, farm pesticides, gasoline, drain openers, paint thinners, cooking oil and antifreeze.

Items not accepted include: Commercial waste, gas cylinders, explosives, ammunition, or infectious, biological or radioactive wastes.

State law forbids accepting materials from commercial sources.

Electronics are accepted year round in Carteret, Craven and Pamlico Counties. For more information contact your local solid waste department:

Carteret County at 252-728-8595

Craven County at 252-636-6659

Pamlico County at 252-745-4240

Please call Bobbi Waters at 252-633-1564 or e-mail her at bobbi@crswma.com for more information.

These events are co-sponsored by the NCDA & CS and the NC Cooperative Extension Service.

Submitted by: Bobbi Waters, Planner and Outreach Coordinator, Coastal Environmental Partnership

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