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.