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Posted on: February 20, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Household Hazardous Waste and E- Waste Collection is Saturday, March 10

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The spring Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event in Benbrook is scheduled for Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Dutch Branch Park Complex, off Winscott Road, in the rear parking lot behind the Par 3 Golf (follow signs) from 9:00am-11:00am (or until the collection trailer is full). Please bring proof of Benbrook residency (water bill or driver's license). Staff will be on-site to direct traffic and assist in unloading items from vehicles. Please drive slowly as you enter the drop-off location.

Please note: Due to space constraints, paint drop-off is limited to 30 gallons per household. Empty or dried-out paint containers can be disposed of in household trash. We do not accept pharmaceuticals (old medicine) at this event.

ACCEPTABLE items for HHW disposal: acids, aerosol cans, antifreeze, brake fluid, craft and hobby materials, degreasers, drain cleaners, fertilizer, herbicides, household chemicals, light bulbs, motor oil, oil filters, paint/stains, paint thinners, pest strips, pesticides, photo chemicals, pool chemicals, solvents, transmission fluid, and varnishes.

The following items CANNOT be accepted: ammunition, explosives, medical waste, radioactive material (smoke detectors), waste generated by businesses, tires, propane, pharmaceuticals, and butane cylinders. 

Innovative Electronics will also be on-site to collect electronic waste (E-waste) such as computers (they destroy the hard drives), monitors, printers, scanners, appliances, fax machines, copiers, radios/telephones, televisions, smoke detectors, batteries, and gaming systems.

For more information, contact Benbrook City Hall at 817-249-3000.

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