A Chance to Throw Away Your Garbage

May 10, 2010

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

The City of Pueblo, Pueblo Cares and Pueblo Wastewater Department are offering Pueblo city and county residents the ability to get rid of their garbage, May 22, 2010 at the Colorado State Fairgrounds from 8:00 – 1:00pm. Their will be a $5 entrance fee per vehicle.

For more information you can call the Pueblo Recycle Hotline at 719-583-4924.

The list of items that you can drop off are.

Appliances and Batteries and Mercury Items
Flourscent bulbs, thermometers, thermostats
Alkaline dry cell batteries: A, AA, AAA, C,D,6v,9v
Rechargeable batteries
Appliances ($5 for for Freon-containing appliances)

Auto Products
Used vehicle tires (Limit: 12, additional $1 each)
Lead acid batteries for vehicles
Auto body filler, engine degreaser
Car cleaners, waxes, chrome polish
Radiator flushes, carburetor cleaner

Abrasive cleaners, degreasers, deodorizers, disinfectants
Floor cleaners and wax, rug and upholstery cleaners
Oxidizers, furniture polish
Toilet & drain cleaners, pool chemicals
Oven cleaners, rust removers, silver cleaners

Caulking, cements, resins (fiberglass and epoxy)
Rubber cement thinners
Rust proofing products

Health and Beauty Products
Cuticle remover, hair removing cream
Hair dyes and perms
Nail polish and remover
Peroxide, rubbing alcohol

Oil-based and latex paint, aerosols
Paint thinners, turpentine, mineral spirits, removers and strippers
Lacquers, stains, varnishes

Herbicides, fungicides, insecticides
Moth balls, roach and ant killers, rodent poisons
Soil fumigants, weed killers
Flea sprays, shampoos, powders and collars

Motor Oil and Antifreeze
Bio hazardous Waste
Business Waste
Household trash
Liquid Fuels
Yard Waste/Trimmings