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June 7, 2013

Ada household hazardous waste collection event set

Ada —

The city of Ada, the Chickasaw Nation and East Central University are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, June 8 at East Central University Norris Field parking lot.

This event is free and open to the public and provides a place to dispose of unwanted and hazardous cleaners, car care fluids, paint and insecticides.

Items accepted at the event include these:

Household chemicals, cleaners and bleach

E-waste which includes monitors, televisions, CPUs, printers and phones

Automobile tires, oil, antifreeze and brake fluid

Paint, paint thinner and other solvents

Mercury, pesticides/herbicides, fluorescent lights, pool chemicals and asbestos

Items not accepted:

Commercial and electronic waste from businesses

Ammunition and explosives

White goods such as refrigerators and air conditioners that contain gases that need removal, stoves, washers and dryers.

For more information, contact Cindy Gammons at (580) 272-5456.

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