The City of Ada is hosting Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at East Central University’s Koi Ishto Stadium, 300 Stadium Drive.

Ada area residents are encouraged to drop off the following unwanted chemicals and items free of charge: acids, antifreeze, asbestos, brake fluid, bleach, chlorine, fertilizer, herbicides, insecticides, kerosene, lead, mercury, moth balls, naphtha’s, oven cleaner, paints, paint thinners and solvents, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, photography chemicals, swimming pool chemicals, rodent killer, window cleaners, spot removers, wood preservatives, engine batteries, rechargeable batteries (including NiCad), fluorescent light bulbs, passenger tires, thermostats and used gas and motor oil. Residents should take e-waste like computers and other electronics to the Recycling Center at 326 East 12th Street. 

The event is sponsored by Merchant 33, Rib Crib, Ada Nissan, Hilltop Dodge, Ada Recycling Coalition, Hudson’s Antique Alley, Williamson Furniture, Mead Lumber, and Prairie Kitchen.

For more information, contact Public Works at 580-436-8100, or visit

Richard R. Barron | The Ada News

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