• February 27, 2017

Free household hazardous waste disposal Saturday

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Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:17 pm

Killeen residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste free of charge from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Copperas Cove Transfer Station at 2605 S. Farm-to-Market 116, city officials said.

Materials that can be disposed of include petroleum products, corrosives, fertilizers, cleaners, pesticides, paint, automotive liquids and fluorescent lamps. Batteries, electronics and up to eight passenger car and light truck tires will be accepted with no charge.

Prohibited materials include ammunition, explosives, medical waste, radioactive material, compressed glass cylinders and commercial tires.

Killeen officials said residents should carefully load hazardous waste into their vehicles and secure any fragile or oddly shaped containers. Waste should be in original containers with original labels if possible, and leaking containers should be placed in spill-proof containers or bags.

A list of acceptable and unacceptable chemicals is at www.killeentexas.gov/hhw.

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