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Posted on: August 30, 2018

S.T.O.P. Hazardous Household Waste Collection Program

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S.T.O.P. Hazardous Household Waste Collection Program

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Valley Stream State Park - Fletcher Ave., Valley Stream

Legislator Howard J. Kopel is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Collection Program (S.T.O.P.) is coming to our area and will take place Saturday, September 15th from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The drop site is located at Valley Stream State Park (Fletcher Ave. entrance).

The Stop Throwing Out Pollutants (S.T.O.P.) Program is designed to provide area residents with a safe, environmentally sound method of disposal of the many hazardous materials found in the average home. By bringing such toxins as antifreeze, drain cleaners and pesticides on any of the scheduled S.T.O.P. collection days, you and your family can make a significant contribution to the protection of our precious groundwater supply and the preservation of our bays and estuaries. Please join with us in cleaning our homes of hazardous material and ensuring their proper collection and disposal. Together we can ensure the continued integrity of our fragile ecosystem.

When bringing items, please follow these simple guidelines: Wrap leaking containers in newspaper and place in a plastic bag or larger container. Make sure all caps and lids are tight. Place items securely in a box for transportation. Use newspaper or cardboard to keep items from tipping or hitting each other. Place chemicals which may react with each other in separate areas of the vehicle. Do not leave products in a hot, unventilated vehicle for an extended period of time. Do not smoke near chemical products. Wear rubber gloves when handling containers.

Waste from commercial establishments, schools, churches, synagogues or home businesses will not be accepted. No commercial vehicles are permitted. Please note that electronic recycling items will only be collected at E-cycle events.

For a list of acceptable/unacceptable S.T.O.P. recycling items, please visit: http://toh.li/sanitation-department/stop-throwing-out-pollutants

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