Saturday household hazardous waste collection event

   The 25th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be from 8 a.m. - noon Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Matagorda County Fairgrounds.
   Household hazardous waste is any product labeled: toxic, corrosive, poison, flammable, combustible or an irritant.
   This also includes things such as used batteries, pool chemicals, pesticides, and herbicides as well as household cleaners.
   A limit of eight tires will be taken per household, but they cannot be tractor or semi tires.
   Electronic waste such as computers, printers or cellphones also will be accepted.
   Do not bring:

  •     Explosives
  •     TVs
  •     Newspapers or magazines
  •     Farm or business waste
  •     Radioactive materials
  •     Dioxins
  •     Compressed gas cylinders

   For more information call 979-244-2717.i

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