By Submitted Story on April 30, 2021
Residents of Dare County may use any of the three locations noted above during the three-day household hazardous waste collection event. Please note that this hazardous waste collection is only for Dare County residents (both property owners and year-round residents) as well as the agricultural community/farmers within Dare County.
Materials that will be accepted at all of the collection locations include paints, polishes, varnishes, paint-related materials, turpentine, aerosol cans, adhesives, motor oil, antifreeze, fuel additives, household cleaners, herbicides and insecticides, gasoline, mercury, pesticides, pool chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, automotive batteries, small batteries and automotive fluids.
Materials that are typically not accepted include commercial, business and industrial waste, as well as explosives, bullets, radioactive material, 55-gallon drums of material and cylinders (other than propane and fire extinguishers).
Residents are asked to mark any unlabeled containers that will be dropped off during the household hazardous waste collection.