Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday

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If you’ve been cleaning out your garage this spring, you’ve probably come across a few items that shouldn’t be tossed in the regular garbage as they can poison our soil and groundwater.  So don’t miss the County’s Hazardous Waste Collection Day tomorrow, Saturday May 1, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Essex County Fleet Maintenance Garage at 99 West Bradford Avenue in Cedar Grove.

Items accepted include household alkaline batteries, florescent light bulbs, oil-based paints (not latex), fire extinguishers, gasoline, kerosene, pesticides, herbicides, paint thinners and solvents.  Here’s a full list of items that will be accepted and not accepted, or call 973-857-2350 for more information.

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Julia Martin Langan
Julia Martin Langanhttps://myveronanj.com
Julia Martin Langan moved to Verona in 1989. A long-time journalist, she has been on the staff of Money, Sports Illustrated, Bride’s and Redbook magazines. Her articles on health and parenting appear in a variety of national publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, Parents, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar, Self and Family Circle. She and her husband Greg have three school-aged children, and are members of Our Lady of the Lake Church. You can reach Julia at [email protected].

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