Hazardous Waste Collection Day

October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Flood Brook Elementary School
91 VT-11
Londonderry, VT 05148
Esther Fishman

Saturday, Oct. 6 is the second Hazardous Waste Disposal Day for residents and businesses in the towns of Landgrove, Londonderry, Peru, Weston and Windham.

The dropoff is free to households but businesses Mmust pre-register and Ppay for disposal.

Any substance with a label that says caustic, toxic, corrosive, poison, combustible, warning, danger or caution. 

FROM THE GARAGE: Antifreeze, Brake Fluid, Transmission Fluid, Engine Degreaser, Carburetor Cleaner, Gas Treatments, Creosote, Radiator Flusher, Roofing Tar, Asphalt and A/C Refrigerants.

FROM THE WORKBENCH: Rust proofer, Paint Thinners, Degreaser, Lead & Oil based Paints, Sealants, Solvents, Varnish, Wood Preservatives, W/Polish, Wood Stripers and Stains, Deck Wash.

FROM THE GARDEN SHED: Pesticides, Insect Sprays, Pool Chemicals, Flea Powder, Fertilizers, Herbicides, Rodent Killers, Muriatic Acid, No-Pest Strips, Lighter Fluid.

FROM THE HOUSE: Drain Cleaner, Floor Cleaner, Furniture Polish, Arts & Craft Chemicals, Mercury Batteries, Photo Chemicals, Oven Cleaner, Chemistry Kits, Metal Polish, Moth Balls, Toilet Cleaner, Rug & Upholstery Cleaners.

**Both latex and oil based paints will be accepted at the collection


Electronics: Check the website for dates of electronics collection
Empty Aerosol cans can be recycle with scrap metal at the Transfer Station
Rechargeable and Primary Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D etc) Bring to Londonderry Hardware, Sigda’s Hardware, Londonderry Town Office, Londonderry Transfer Station Recycle Center
Automotive Batteries can be exchanged at or given to local garages and auto parts stores
Used Clean Motor Oil Can be brought to West River Auto or Hunter Excavating
Fluorescent Light Tubes/Bulbs can be taken to Londonderry Hardware Store or Sigda’s Servistar
Ammunition & Explosives contact your local police department
Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Propane Tanks can be exchanged or refilled at propane distributors or Londonderry Hardware
Medical sharps (needles) place in rigid, puncture-resistant container such as a detergent bottle with cap sealed with duct tape. Label container “Not For Recycling, Sharps.” Dispose of in trash.
Asbestos in any form. You will need to contact an asbestos abatement company.

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About the Author: Cynthia Prairie has been a newspaper editor more than 30 years. She has worked at such publications as the Raleigh Times, the Baltimore News American, the Buffalo Courier Express, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Patuxent Publishing chain of community newspapers in Maryland. She and her family moved to Chester, Vermont in 2004.

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