NORTON — A hazardous waste collection and disposal event takes place Saturday, June 25 in the Magic Mart parking lot at the Virginia-Kentucky Shopping Center, City Manager Fred Ramey told city council Tuesday.
The event, sponsored by Keep Wise County Beautiful and the county litter department, takes place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Materials accepted include paint, polishes and varnishes, Ni-Cad, Alkaline and Dry Cell batteries, paint-related materials, turpentine, aerosol cans, adhesives, antifreeze, fuel additives, gasoline, mercury, pesticides, transmission fluid, and bleach and pool chemicals. Materials not accepted include commercial/industrial waste, tires, radioactive material, explosives, bullets, and all cylinders. People are asked to take used motor oil to Advance Auto or another designated location for recycling.
Call 328-1000 for more information.