Guilford County residents may dispose of household hazardous waste for free at the annual Spring Cleanup April 12, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. It will be held in the UNCG Park & Ride lot, 1720 West Lee Street.
The items accepted include appliances, stoves, refrigerators, washers, air conditioners, water heaters, microwaves, paint and supplies, pesticides, antifreeze, motor oil and oil filters, cleaners, batteries, household and garden chemicals, fluorescent bulbs, electronic waste such as computers, televisions, electronic games and toys, cell phones, VHS and DVD players, stereo equipment and any other household items with a microchip or a plug, personal documents for shredding (maximum of 5 boxes per vehicle), and tires. This annual event provides FREE services while helping raise public awareness about safe, responsible disposal of hazardous materials. The event is also designed to assist the community in complying with the North Carolina landfill bans that apply to tires, large appliances, antifreeze, lead acid batteries, used oil filters, computer equipment and televisions.