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Hazardous material collection set for Saturday in BHC

April 25, 2017 GMT

KINGMAN — A county hazardous waste collection event will be held Saturday in Bullhead City.

Mohave County along with the Bullhead City and Kingman fire departments will hold a hazardous waste collection this weekend, county environmental engineering manager Cullin Pattillo said.

Bullhead City residents will be able to drop off their hazardous waste free of charge from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot at the Department of Motor Vehicle at 1325 Alona’s Way in Bullhead City.

Kingman residents can also drop off their hazardous waste for free from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the former public works building located at 3675 E. Andy Devine Ave. in Kingman.

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Residents can drop off hazardous household waste including antifreeze, used motor oil, water or oil based paints and solvents and non-commercial tires off the rim.

There will be a limit of five gallons each for paint or for used motor oil.

Other items also will be collected, including household or automotive batteries, chemical pesticides, cleaners, polishers, paint thinner or any product labeled dangerous, poison, toxic, flammable, corrosive or bearing any warning or caution signs.

Any poisonous materials like rat poison also can be dropped off as can potent medications.

Tires with rims, unbagged household trash, vehicles, commercial waste from businesses, commercial landscaping waste, refrigerators or air conditioners with Freon gas or explosives will not be accepted.

Contact the police or fire departments to dispose of explosives.

Electronic recycling of computers, flat screen monitors, paper documents for shredding, furniture, printers and cameras also will not be accepted, Pattillo said.