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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Scheduled



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A household hazardous waste drop-off day has been set for Saturday, June 6, from 9 am to 2 pm, at Newtown Public Works, 4 Turkey Hill Road, for all residents in the Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority (HRRA) region.

The protocol for the event is as follows:

*You must remain in your vehicle at all times.

*Place only items you want removed at the back of your vehicle.

*Keep your windows rolled up.

*Be ready to place your driver’s license against the window for proof of residency.

*Workers will remove the contents and will be in full safety gear.

No smoking is allowed on the site.

Among the items accepted are paints, stains, and varnishes; furniture and floor polishes; swimming pool chemicals; flea powder and moth balls; engine degreasers; waste fuels; rubber cement, airplane glue; camera batteries, and mercury thermometers.

For a full list of accepted items and items that will NOT be accepted, visit https://hrra.org/household-hazardous-waste/.

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