The 2014 Household Chemical Round-Up will be held Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Parker Joint Services Center (17801 E. Plaza Drive). This event is open to all Douglas County residents. Proof of county residency is required at the entrance, and a payment of $25 per vehicle is requested to help offset the significant cost of hazardous waste disposal. For more information, or if you are interested in volunteering, please call 720.200.1592 or visit www.tchd.org/householdchemical.htm.
House, garden and pool chemicalsCar/truck/SUV/tires*
Paint and paint products**Automotive fluids
FuelsPropane tanks (1-20 lbs)
Vehicle and household batteriesItems containing mercury
Fluorescent light bulbs, including CFLs
Business and commercial waste
Radioactive wasteElectronic waste
Explosive wasteSmoke detectors
Asbestos wasteTractor tires
*Tires removed from rims.
**Remember that latex paint can be safely disposed of in regular household garbage IF it is completely dried out. To dry out latex paint, mix kitty litter, sand, sawdust, dirt or any other absorbent material with the wet paint and allow it to dry in an area inaccessible to children and pets.