FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Salisbury, MD …Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver is pleased to announce that County residents will have an opportunity to dispose of hazardous household waste at no charge on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at the Newland Park Landfill.  The hours for “Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day” are 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  The event is open to residents of Wicomico County and participants should bring a valid proof of residence such as a driver’s license.

The Landfill will be accepting the following:

Gasoline Gas/Oil mixes
Fuels Acid Cleaners
Solvents Automotive Fluids
Bleach Ammonia
Batteries (all types) Household Smoke Detectors
Asbestos Pool Chemicals
Dark Room Chemicals Household & Lawn & Garden Pesticides
Insecticides & Herbicides Painting Products
Compressed Gas Propane cylinders (30 gallons & under) Oil Based Paint
Paint Thinner Thermometer (mercury)
Turpentine Wood Preservatives
Wood Stripping Chemicals

The Landfill will not be accepting the following:

Business Industrial or Commercial Farm Waste Explosives
Ammunition (handled by Fire Marshall) Medical Waste
Radioactive Material

Landfill officials suggest that participants pre-arrange large loads.

Empty fuel containers may be returned upon request and the staff will assist to unload vehicles.

For more information, please contact the Newland Park Landfill at 410-548-4935.

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