Residents looking for a safe and environmentally responsible way to dispose of household hazardous waste are encouraged to make an appointment for a special collection in Daly City on Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the main parking lot at City Hall, 333 90th Street, near the intersection of Sullivan Avenue. Appointments are available in 15-minute increments throughout the morning and may be made online at http://events.smhealth.org/events.
The service is free and available to all San Mateo County residents. Typical household hazardous waste items include paint, solvents, insecticides and herbicides, antifreeze and other automotive products, pool chemicals, fluorescent lights (tubes and compact fluorescent “twisty” bulbs) and personal care products. Materials that will NOT be accepted include electronic waste (televisions, computers, and cell phones), asbestos, and explosives.