Those old, outdated chemicals and electronics have been collecting dust long enough.
Get rid of them Saturday at Pinellas County's Chemical and Electronic Mobile Collection site at Dunedin High. All items collected are disposed or recycled in an environmentally-friendly way.
Editor's Tip: When you're done there, skip across town to the Dunedin Public Library and drop off all your gently-used, unwanted books, CDs, DVDs, and such to the Dunedin Friends Book Drive.
The following items are accepted at the chemical and electronic collection site, according to a county flier:
Household chemicals: Cleaners, cooking oil, fluorescent light bulbs, paint (latex or oil), paint remover, rechargeable batteries, smoke detectors, solvents, thermometers, thermostats
Outdoor chemicals: Automotive fluids, fertilizers, flares, fuel, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides, pool chemicals, vehicle batteries
Entertainment: CD players, DVD players, e-book readers, portable music players (MP3 or iPod), radios, stereo equipments, TVs, VCRs, video game players
Communication: Cell phones, pagers, PDAs, telephones, wireless devices
Computer: CPUs, laptops, modems, monitors, PCs, printers, scanners
Office: Fax machines, photocopiers, printers or toner cartridges, projectors
Other: Camcorders, digital cameras, GPS, microwave ovens
Do Not Bring
A.C. Units, alkaline batteries, appliances, biological or infectious waste, empty paint cans, explosives, fans, fire extinguishers, garbage, medicines, propane tanks, radioactive waste, tires, toasters, or vacuums
Want to Go?
- When: Saturday, Feb. 2; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Where: Dunedin High School
- More info: Can be found on the Pinellas County flier.