Douglas County’s Household Chemical Roundup is almost here

Posted by klarese

Douglas County’s Household Chemical Roundup is on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. at Shea Stadium, 3270 Redstone Park Circle, Highlands Ranch.

Proof of residency in Douglas County is required to participate. Residents will be asked to donate $25 per vehicle to dispose of waste properly.

Items that are accepted are:

• House, garden and pool chemicals

• Paint and paint products

• Automotive fluids, fuels, propane tanks (1-20 lbs.)

• Vehicle and household batteries

• Items containing mercury

• Aerosols

• Fluorescent light bulbs

• CFLs

• Passenger vehicle and pickup truck tires (remove from rim)

Items that are not accepted are:

• Business and commercial waste

• Radioactive waste

• Electronic waste

• Explosive waste

• Smoke detectors

• Waste containing asbestos

• Tractor tires

• Scrap metal

These events are sponsored by the Highlands Ranch Metro District and Centennial Water & Sanitation District. Tri-County Health Department organizes these events to help dispose of chemical waste properly, prevent pollution and protect the people who handle your trash.

For more information, visit www.tchd.org/hcroundup.

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