Dispose of Pesticides, Fuels, Cleaning Products on San Juan June 11-12

From San Juan County

San Juan County is collecting hazardous waste at the waste stations on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands.

Collection times are:

  • 1-3 p.m., June 11 for businesses on San Juan.
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June 12 for households on San Juan.
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June 19 on Orcas
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m., June 26 on Lopez. 

Businesses must call 360-370-0534 to pre-register. 

The following items are accepted:

  • All latex (water-based) and oil paints, stains, solvents, resins, and thinners
  • Cleaning products and degreasers
  • Pesticides and yard chemicals
  • Fuels and contaminated oils
  • Lab, pool, and photo chemicals
  • Oxidizers, corrosive and reactives
  • Aerosols and lib propane cylinders
  • Fluorescent and CFL lightbulbs
  • Household batteries
  • PCB light ballasts

These items are not accepted:

  • Unlabeled containers
  • Items your waste station already accepts. For example used motor/gear oil and common automotive fluids, lead-acid batteries, BBQ-size propane tanks, and electronic waste.
  • Flares, explosives, and ammunition should be taken to the sheriff’s office.

For more information, visit www.sanjuanco.com/351/Hazardous-Waste.

Posted on May 25, 2021 at 5:30 am by

Categories: Environment

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