An opportunity to get rid of household hazardous waste is just around the corner in Cowley County.

GEFrom 8 a.m. to noon April 29, GE Aviation in Strother Field will accept hazardous waste from residents of Cowley County as a community service for EcoWeek, in conjunction with Clean Harbors.

The hazardous waste can be dropped off at the GE Strother Field parking lot, west of Building 1.

The collection will be drive-through style, for quick drop-off services. No early drop-offs will be accepted.

This event is not open to businesses, institutions or industries.

Some of the household hazardous waste that will be accepted includes:

  • antifreeze;
  • drain cleaners;
  • fertilizers;
  • gasoline;
  • herbicide;
  • insecticide;
  • kerosene;
  • metal polish;
  • oil-based paint;
  • oils;
  • oven cleaners;
  • paint thinner;
  • pool chemicals;
  • radiator cleaners;
  • rust preservatives;
  • sealants;
  • solvents;
  • wood preservatives;

Clean Harbors has the right to refuse any waste.

For more information, call Joelle Moman at (620) 660-1136 or (320) 442-3600 ext. 4265.

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