If you have unwanted hazardous products that you are not able to give
away, here are ways to dispose of them.
- Dried paint containers may be disposed of in your trash!
- Latex, or water-based paint, is non-hazardous and may be disposed of
in your trash if it is dried or solidified.
- Used oil and oil filters can often be recycled at local auto parts
stores. Take to Autozone,
Go here, or call 1-800-CLEAN UP to find a used oil collection center
- Alkaline batteries (in pagers, toys, flashlights, etc.) are not
considered hazardous and can be disposed of in your trash!
- Nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cad) batteries are accepted at local electronics
and office supply stores (Radio Shack, Office Depot, Staples). Log on to
http://www.rbrc.org/index.html to find a rechargeable battery
collection center near you.
- Car batteries and other lead-acid batteries are accepted at
Firestone Auto Repair, Advance Auto, Autozone, and many
metal scrapyards. These scrapyards may even pay you a nominal amount for