Lexington, Cozad, Gothenburg Final Sites For Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The Lexington Area Solid Waste Agency, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive Grants Program, and dedicated local volunteers have brought the free service of household hazardous waste collection to area facilities.

Items accepted include yard and garden chemicals; pesticides, herbicides, flammables; paints and thinners, auto products, used oil, antifreeze, household products and cleaning chemicals, Mercury, and batteries; auto, lead-acid and/or rechargeable, titanium, cadmium and nickel halide, and fluorescent light bulbs.

NO infectious waste and needles, radioactive waste, asbestos, oil or paint containing PCB’s, high school labs, appliances, construction waste and tires. NO COMPUTERS UNLESS DESIGNATED.

Materials should be delivered to collection sites in sturdy, disposable containers labeled according to contents and no larger than 5 gallons or 50 lbs. The HHW program reserves the right to reject any materials.

If you have any questions on materials accepted contact LASWA at (308) 324-3351 or Josh Mullen, Southwest Nebraska HHW Program Manager at (308) 645-4333.

Friday, October 8

Lexington- City Service Building; 9-10:30 AM NO COMPUTERS

Cozad-  Recycling and Disposal Site; 11:30 AM-12:30 PM NO COMPUTERS

Gothenburg- City Maintenance Facility; 2-3 PM NO COMPUTERS