The Palo Alto’s Household Hazardous Waste Management division will hold November’s Household Hazardous Waste Day on November 6, from 9 a.m. to 12 pm. at the Water Quality Control Plant, 2501 Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto. At least one Hazardous Waste Day has been held each month this year for and the event is for Palo Alto residents only.
The disposal days give residents an environmentally safe method for getting rid of unwanted hazardous household items and products including paints, fuels, cleaners, pesticides, and expired medication. Household Hazardous Wastes that are not disposed of properly can cause harm to the environment or to a person’s health. Household Hazardous Waste Management is administered by Palo Alto’s Public Works Operation division.
For more information on what items are accepted for disposal on Hazardous Waste Day, call 650-496-6980.
Hazardous Waste Program: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/pwd/waste_program.asp