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Hazardous waste can be disposed Sunday, March 22

All Yavapai County residents can get rid of their household wastes, such as paint, tires and used oil during the Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day at the City of Prescott Transfer Station, 2800 Sundog Ranch Road, in Prescott, on Sunday, March 22, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This service is available to City of Prescott residents and unincorporated Yavapai County residents. Proof of residency will be required, bring a drivers license or utility bill.

The City of Prescott and Yavapai County are partnering to hold disposal day.

The following items will be accepted: acids, antifreeze, appliances, batteries, car batteries, cleaners, electronics, fluorescents, freon, fuel tanks, paint, paint remover, paint thinner, pesticides, smoke detectors, tires and used oil. Prescription and over-the-counter drugs will also be accepted. Remove pills/capsules/tablets from their containers and put them into a ziplock bag. Liquids, salves, ointments and aerosols can stay in their original container. Be sure the cap is tight and then place them in a ziplock bag.

The following items will not be accepted: Ammunition, asbestos, commercial (business) waste, commercial vehicle tires (tractors, tractor trailer, and heavy equipment), explosives, fireworks, home-generated medical waste, household garbage, items in plastic trash bags, radioactive waste or any other material or items not included as "acceptable" from list above.

For more information, contact the City of Prescott Transfer Station at (928) 777-1116 or Yavapai County Public Works at (928) 771-3183.

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