In an effort to help residents properly dispose of hazardous materials that may be stored around the house, Montgomery County Environmental Services, in cooperation with the City of Dayton, is sponsoring a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at Welcome Stadium, Lot D, 1801 S. Edwin C Moses Blvd., Dayton, Ohio 45408.
This event is free of charge and open to Montgomery County residents. Proof of residency in Montgomery County is required. No hazardous wastes from businesses, schools, organizations, or commercial entities will be accepted.
Items that are accepted during the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day include: herbicides, pesticides, insecticides, mercury, flammable liquids, fire extinguishers, household propane cylinders, household cleaners, pool chemicals, paints and solvents, and batteries and light bulbs of all types. Explosives or radioactive wastes are not accepted.
For questions regarding acceptable items, please call the Montgomery County Solid Waste District at (937) 225-4999 or the City of Dayton at (937) 333-4800. Visit www.mcswd.org for more information on the County’s Household Hazardous Waste program.
In addition to this event, Montgomery County residents may bring in household hazardous wastes free of charge between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Saturday to the Solid Waste Transfer Station located at 1001 Encrete Ln. in Moraine, and every Tuesday to the Solid Waste Transfer Station located at 6589 Old Webster St. in Vandalia.
About Montgomery County Environmental Services
Montgomery County Environmental Services provides solid waste, recycling, drinking water, and water reclamation services to the citizens of Montgomery County. The department also offers educational outreach to local schools, communities, and businesses that want to learn more about conservation and sustainability in the Miami Valley region.