Published on May 1st, 2014 | by Natural Awakenings Staff0
Household Hazardous Waste Collection in May
The Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) is sponsoring a household hazardous waste drop-off from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, May 17, in Mahwah. Acceptable items include used motor oil, pesticides, glue, fertilizers, kerosene, mercury switches, fire extinguishers, drain cleaners, fluorescent light bulbs and lighter fluid.
A complete listing of acceptable and unacceptable material is available on the BCUA website. All items brought should be in their original container and labeled. Anything without a label will not be accepted. No computers, electronics or tires will be accepted. Businesses that wish to leave waste must preregister, and a disposal fee will be charged and collected.
Free for Bergen County residents (proof of residency required). Location: 200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah. For more information, call 201-807-5825 or visit bcua.org. For more information on how to preregister a business for this event, call 201-807-8696.