Get rid of hazardous waste for free at OKC Fairgrounds this weekend
OKLAHOMA CITY – Need to get rid of junk or hazardous waste? You can for free this weekend at State Fair Park.
The Stormwater Quality division is hosting a Hazardous Waste Collection day Saturday at the fairgrounds.
This collection day is for Oklahoma City residents only.
Residents are asked to bring their water bills as proof.
Non-Oklahoma City residents can still drop off their hazardous waste at a collection facility at 1621 south Portland but they may be charged for the services.
This facility is open to all Oklahoma City residents and non-residents Tuesday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8:30-11:30 a.m.
What will they accept?
– Propane, gasoline, lubricants, motor oil, brake fluid, degreasers, antifreeze
– Pesticides, herbicides, fertilizer
– CFL and fluorescent lightbulbs
– Swimming pool chemicals
– Furniture polish, household cleaners (including oven, drain and toilet bowl cleaners)
– Paint and thinner
Do not pour chemicals into a single container.
Leave them in their original packages.
Some household products, although harmless in themselves, can be toxic when mixed.