Hazardous Waste Collection Event Set for Nov. 13
A household hazardous waste collection day has been set for Saturday, Nov. 13, at Pinecrest High School.
The event will be held in the parking lot off of Voit Gilmore Lane from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The Moore County Cooperative Extension Service, Keep Moore County Beautiful, County of Moore, Village of Pinehurst, Village of Whispering Pines, Sustainable Sandhills, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and the towns of Aberdeen and Southern Pines are sponsoring the event.
In addition to household hazardous waste collection, a paper shredding service will be available.
Examples of items to be collected are: paint and paint thinners, furniture strippers and finishing products, solvents and degreasers, wood preservatives, polishes, aerosols, florescent light tubes, compact fluorescent bulbs, NiCd batteries, alkaline batteries, lithium batteries, propane cylinders, swimming pool chemicals, used motor oil, antifreeze, gasoline, hydraulic transmission and brake fluid.
Other items collected are pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides. These items need to be in its original containers for identification purposes.
For more information, contact any of the sponsoring agencies.
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