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Posted on: July 24, 2023

Household Hazardous Waste Event

Household Hazardous Waste Event Flyer

Are you cleaning out your garages, basements and cupboards only to find a container or two of household products that you just aren’t sure how to dispose of them?  If so – SAVE THE DATE – for the next Household Hazardous Waste collection event in Allegany County!

The event will take place on Saturday, October 7th, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Allegany County Fairgrounds (11490 Moss Avenue in Cumberland), and will provide free disposal of common household wastes requiring special disposal.  This will include common items from your house such as left-over gasoline, oil, fluids, automotive batteries, chemicals, cleaners, pesticides/herbicides, glues & adhesives.  It is important that all materials be brought in their original containers - do not mix or consolidate any products. 

Additionally, paint will be accepted for recycling for a fee of $3 per container (payment will be accepted on-site).  Only Latex paint in its original container with the OEM label will be accepted.  Sizes accepted are a quart, 1-gallon or 5-gallon buckets.

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