Posted Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
Location is Pequannock Valley Park in Pompton Plains
The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority’s free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off event, the last one in 2019, will be held on Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m at Pequannock Valley Park, Marvin Road, Pompton Plains, rain or shine.
For questions, contact the MCMUA at (973)829-8006 or visit www.mcmua.com/sw_hhw.asp
IMPORTANT E-WASTE and LATEX PAINT NOTE: E-Waste (used consumer electronics) and latex paint will not be accepted. Click here or call 973.829.8006 for E-Waste disposal information. Latex paint should be dried out and disposed of in the trash.
The list of acceptable hazardous materials include pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, oil-based paints, stains, paint thinners and removers, solvents, automotive fluids, lead acid and rechargeable batteries, pool chemicals, and darkroom chemicals.
Also accepted are aerosol cans (not empty), propane and helium cylinders, small quantities of asbestos (wetted, double bagged and sealed with duct tape-100 pound limit), driveway sealant, roofing tar, fluorescent bulbs, PCB-ballasts, mercury thermometers and switches, household cleaning products, muriatic acid.
Latex paint is not considered hazardous, so it is not accepted. Explosive or highly reactive materials, such as picric acid or nitro compounds, also will not be accepted.
It is important to note that these events are for residential household waste. Businesses are not permitted to attend these disposal events. Businesses can visit the permanent facility in Mount Olive by appointment only
Visit the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority website for information and directions, at http://www.mcmua.com/sw_hhw_events.asp. The MUA also accepts household hazardous waste by appointment only at its Mount Olive Transfer Station. For information, visit: http://www.mcmua.com/sw_hhw_pfac.asp
Questions? Call the MUA at 973-829-8006 or visit www.MCMUA.com.