Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Free opportunity to dispose of up to 55 gallons of household hazardous waste on Saturday August 27th from 10am-3pm. This free event is being held at Balloon Fiesta Park, 5000 Balloon Fiesta Parkway Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87113, for the convenience of all Albuquerque citizens. This opportunity is being provided by The City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Management Department; DMD, Engineering Division; Parks and Recreation; and Bernalillo County for all City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County residents. Examples of household hazardous waste include those household wastes which can burn easily (flammable), corrode or irritate skin (corrosive), or poison humans and animals (toxic).

Acceptable Items:

  • Paints
  • Fertilizers
  • Cleaners
  • Pesticides
  • Pool chemicals
  • Used motor oil (automotive fluids)
  • Automobile batteries
  • Mercury containing items, including fluorescent light tubes and bulbs

Prohibited Items:

  • Business generated waste
  • Explosives
  • Ammunition
  • Compressed gases (not including aerosol cans)
  • Radioactive waste
  • Biomedical waste
  • Prescription medicine
  • Non-hazardous waste
  • Electronics
  • Appliances

WHO:       The City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Management Department; DMD, Engineering Division; Parks and Recreation; and Bernalillo County

WHAT:     Are hosting a FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County residents.

WHEN:     Saturday, August 27, 10am – 3pm

WHERE:   Balloon Fiesta Park, 5000 Balloon Fiesta Parkway Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87113

Contact:   Donna Domenici, ddomenici@cabq.gov, 505-761-8100

 

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