Needles and syringes should not be placed in the garbage or recycling carts. Customers should place all needles and syringes in a Sharps puncture-proof container, which is available at most pharmacies. Containers other than Sharps will not be collected. When the container is full, call Customer Service at 883-3111 for a free pick-up and the City will safely dispose of these items, while protecting our employees.
The next HHW Event will be held on Aug.7, 8 a.m.-2p.m.
Please note that the next Household Hazardous Waste Events will take place on:
The City of High Point is committed to providing services that protect our environment in a fiscally responsible manner. A new program has been created to provide for the proper disposal of Household Hazardous Waste. Certain household wastes are not accepted in your roll-out cart, because they can be hazardous to our environment and our collection workers. WHAT TO BRING FOR HOUSEHOLD
HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL:
From your workshop – From your garage –From your yard
adhesive • aerosols
antifreeze • auto batteries
batteries • bleach, cleaners
brake fluid • cleaners/degreasers
diesel fuel • electronics
fire extinguishers • florescent bulbs
furniture polish • gas cylinders
gasoline or mixed gas • herbicides
lighter fluid • motor oil & filters
nail polish/removers • paints**
pesticides • poisons
pool chemicals • solvents
stains, varnish • strippers,thinners
transmission fluid • wood & metal cleaner
** Latex paint can be solidified (add kitty litter, dirt, or sawdust to dry up) and thrown away with your normal garbage.
WHAT NOT TO BRING:
No business waste
No infectious waste
No radioactive materials
No general household trash
Household Hazardous Waste Center The new Household Hazardous Waste program provides for the proper disposal of household hazardous waste at a High Point location. This free service is intended for High Point residents.
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