The Moore County Cooperative Extension Service, Keep Moore County Beautiful, County of Moore, Village of Pinehurst, Village of Whispering Pines, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and the Towns of Aberdeen and Southern Pines are sponsoring a household hazardous waste collection day on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Pinecrest High School. The event will be held in the parking lot off of Voit Gilmore Lane from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. This event is FREE for the Moore County residents.
As this is an event strictly for household hazardous waste, no commercial or electronic waste can be accepted.
Examples of items to be collected are: paint and paint thinners, furniture strippers and finishing products, solvents and degreasers, wood preservatives, polishes, aerosols, florescent light tubes, compact fluorescent bulbs, NiCd batteries, alkaline batteries, lithium batteries, propane cylinders, swimming pool chemicals, used motor oil, antifreeze, gasoline, hydraulic, transmission and brake fluid.
Other items collected are pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides. These items need to be in its original containers for identification purposes.
For more information, contact any of the sponsoring agencies.