Drop Off Hard-To-Recycle Items May 12

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

Pueblo County residents can drop-off hard-to-recycle items at a Recyclable Waste Collection Day Saturday May 12.

The collection will be held at the Colorado State Fair Grounds, enter through Gate 3 off Mesa Avenue.

The event is only open to Pueblo County residents and will only be collecting items from households, not businesses or schools.

Some of the items being collected for free include: household and vehicle batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, scrap appliances, used oil and oil filters, antifreeze and gym shoes.

For $1 you can drop off used passenger tires.

For $5, they will take appliances containing Freon, such as refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners.

Electronics such as TVs, computer monitors, printers will be accepted starting at $5. All other electronics including hard drives are free to drop-off.

Items not accepted include: paints, stains, poisons, chemicals, cleaners, toxic and medical wastes, yard debris, furniture and household trash.

For more information or clarification call the Recycle Hotline at 583-4924 or visit www.pueblohealthdept.org.


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