Friday, April 29th, 2011

The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority will conduct a free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal and Computer/T.V. Drop-off event on Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. rain or shine at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500West Hanover Ave., in Parsippany.

Morris County residents will be able to drop-off at no charge unwanted hazardous materials and electronic devices including computers, monitors, printers, scanners, fax machines and televisions from their homes.

The disposal event is for all Morris County residents. Businesses will not be permitted to drop material off at this event.

Acceptable materials include pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, oil-based paints, stains, paint thinners and removers, solvents, automotive fluids, batteries, pool chemicals, darkroom chemicals, aerosol cans (not empty), propane and helium cylinders, small quantities of asbestos (wetted, double bagged and sealed with duct tape), driveway sealant, roofing tar, fluorescent bulbs, PCB-ballasts, mercury thermometers and switches, household cleaning products, muriatic acid, computers, monitors, printers, scanners, fax machines and televisions.

Explosive or highly reactive materials, such as picric acid or nitro compounds, will not be accepted. For information about safe disposal of explosive or reactive material, call (973)-631-5109.

A Household Hazardous Waste Disposal and Computer/T.V. Drop-off event has also been scheduled for June 11 at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy on West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany.

For more information about these events, call (973) 285-8394, or visit www.MCMUA.com.

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