Household Hazardous Waste
What is Household Hazardous Waste?
Any potentially dangerous waste material generated in a household, including:
• Fluorescent tubes/bulbs
• Photographic chemicals
• Other hazardous products
labeled flammable, toxic,
poison, danger, warning
The above items are accepted at Republic's Household Hazardous Waste Events
Aug. 8 and Nov. 14:
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
110 NE Walnut Blvd (enter from Belvue St.)
Hazardous Waste Source Reduction around the Home
|Drain Cleaner||Use a plunger or plumber's snake.|
|Glass Cleaner||Mix one tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice in one quart of water.
Spray on and use newspaper to dry.
|Furniture Polish||Mix one teaspoon of lemon juice in one pint of mineral or vegetable oil
and wipe furniture.
|Rug Deodorizer||Liberally sprinkle carpets with baking soda. Wait at least 15 minutes
and vacuum. Repeat if necessary.
|Silver Polish||Boil two to three inches of water in a shallow pan with one teaspoon of salt,
one teaspoon of baking soda and a sheet of aluminum foil. Totally
submerge silver and boil for two to three more minutes. Wipe away
tarnish and repeat if necessary.
|Mothballs||Use cedar chips, lavender flowers, rosemary, mints or white peppercorns.|
Source: EPA Household Hazardous Waste