Lawrence Herald, October 5, 2006
HANGING ROCK, Ohio — Residents in Lawrence and Scioto counties will be able to dispose of hazardous waste including old electronics, paint, pesticides and herbicides and pool chemicals from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Dow Chemical Plant at 925 County Road 1-A in the Hanging Rock area.
The first Household Hazardous Collection Event is sponsored by Dow Chemical and the Lawrence-Scioto County Solid Waste Management District.
Items that can be disposed of include: up to six scrap tires, lead acid batteries, electronics such as old cell phones, scanners, printers, copiers, monitors, keyboards and fax machines (with a limit of six), motor oil and brake fluid, used antifreeze, paint, paint thinner, solvents, cleaners with acid or lye, pesticides or herbicides and pool chemicals.
Items that won’t be accepted include: explosives, ammunition, trash, medical waste, yard waste, heating oil tanks, fuel tanks and appliances.
The items should be brought in a sturdy box and not mixed together.
For additional information, call the solid waste district at (740) 532-1231 or (888) 565-7888.