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Household hazardous waste mobile unit to make 2 stops in Lake County in March

RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2019

TAVARES—Lake County Solid Waste is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of household hazardous waste in a safe and environmentally conscious way at two upcoming collection events in Eustis and Mount Dora. The county’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Unit will be collecting items at the following locations:

 

Thursday, March 14 from 9 a.m. - noon

Thursday, March 28 from 9 a.m. - noon

Eustis Square Shopping Center

Walmart

218 W. Ardice Ave., Eustis

17030 U.S. Highway 441, Mount Dora

 

Staff will be offering convenient drive-thru disposal of items so residents don’t have to leave their vehicles, and will be on-hand to collect small quantities of waste products such as lawn and gardening materials, photo and swimming pool chemicals, paint and related products, cleaning solutions, motor oil and gas, batteries, fluorescent lamps, light bulbs and small propane tanks. Materials such as infectious waste, solvents, chemical laboratory waste and radioactive waste are prohibited.

Excessive amounts of hazardous materials will not be accepted due to limited space in the mobile unit. If residents have large quantities of items to dispose of, a special drop-off can be scheduled at the Central Solid Waste Facility, 13130 County Landfill Road, Tavares, by calling 352-343-3776.

The collection events are open to Lake County residents only.

For more information about this event, or to find out about future collection events, visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/hazardouswaste or call Lake County Solid Waste at 352-343-3776.

 

 

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Lake County media contact:
Tiffany Henderson
Lead Public Information Officer
352-343-9603
thenderson@lakecountyfl.gov

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