Join the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) for the annual Household Hazadardous Waste Drop-off from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave. Residents must wear masks when dropping off and remain in their car at all times.
Drop off accepted items including gasoline, lighter fluid, thinners, pool chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, propane tanks under 20 pounds, all types of batteries and corrosives such as drain cleaners. Find a detailed list of accepted item on the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio website.
Oil-based and spray paint only will be accepted. Latex and other water-based paint can be disposed with your regular trash after drying it by adding paint hardeners, cat litter or sawdust and leaving the lid off. A $1 fee, per can, will be charged for any water-based paint dropped off at the event.
Franklin County residents can also take advantage of SWACO’s permanent HHW collection site at 645 East 8th Ave. in Columbus. Visit the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio website for details.