Plaistow Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Takes Place Saturday

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The town of Plaistow will hold a household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Kingston’s Old Sandborn High School, 179 Main St., from 9 a.m. to noon. Proof of residency is required.

Accepted kitchen and bathroom-related items include aerosol cans, bug sprays, floor care products, metal polish, furniture polish, oven, drain bathroom, tile cleaners and disinfectants.

Garage items accepted include old gasoline, gasoline/oil mixtures, brake fluid, auto repair products, transmission fluid, oil-based paint, paint thinner, paint stripper, varnish and antifreeze.

Chemical fertilizer, fungicides, herbicides, rat poison, artist's paints, fiberglass epoxy, gun cleaning solvents, moth balls, pool chemicals, photographic chemicals, florescent bulbs and batteries can also be turned in.

The collection staff cannot accept latex paint, gas/propane cylinders, explosive materials, ammunition, radioactive materials, medical wastes, prescription medicines or syringes, smoke detectors or fire extinguishers.