Originally Published: September 9, 2011 9:45 p.m.
Prescott city residents can dispose of their stockpiles of household hazardous waste, electronics and old appliances during a dual event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Prescott Transfer Station, 2800 Sundog Ranch Road.
The event, which is sponsored by the City of Prescott, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, PSC of Glendale and E-Waste Harvesters of Phoenix, is expected to collect tons of hazardous waste and provide an environmentally safe disposal method for Prescott residents to get rid of unwanted materials in their homes and garages.
Among the items accepted will be paints, paint thinners and removers, freon, smoke detectors, fuel tanks, antifreeze, motor oil and fluids, light-duty automobile tires, auto and other batteries, aerosol cans, pesticides, fluorescent lights, acids, household cleaners and lawn and garden products. No commercial hazardous waste, explosives or commercial tires will be accepted.
In the electronics waste recycling section, items accepted will be TVs, computers, monitors, cellphones, chargers, VCRs, CD and DVD players, fax machines, small appliances, and cables and cords.
The event is open only to Prescott residents, and proof of residency is required.