HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION APRIL 11, 2015
ILLINOIS STATE FAIRGROUNDS
CITY OF SPRINGFIELD RESIDENTS ONLY!
Old and outdated medications and
Used motor oil Drain cleaners Lawn chemicals Solvents
Antifreeze Household Batteries pharmaceuticals
Aerosol paints and pesticides Cleaning Products
Sharps, needles and potentially infectious medical wastes
Business/commercial sector wastes Farm machinery oil
Lead Acid Batteries
Fluorescent light bulbs
Do not bring latex paint!
It can be dried by leaving the lid off or mixing in kitty litter or sand.Once dry, discard into the trash.
It is not hazardous material!
Office of Public Works, 300 S. 7th St., Springfield, Il 62701 217.789.2255 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Recycling is intended to recapture materials that would otherwise go into landfills and then process them into new products or components of new products. Certainly recycling is a commitment that not only individuals and businesses should routinely practice, however it is only a fractional component of the sustainability equation. We need to strive to reduce the amount of waste we generate in the first place. To do so, as a consumer driven society, we must begin to question the values and practices that have become part of our culture of immediate gratification and mindless spending. Incorporating programs in terms of reuse will bring about a new generation of design within commerce and industry that could forever upgrade the way we handle waste.
More to come…