Hazardous waste disposal
Enfield - posted May, 14 2013
ENFIELD – On June 1, Enfield residents will be able to dispose of their hazardous waste through a free residential hazardous waste collection and paper shredding for this day only. This event will take place at the Stanley E. Jablonski Complex, 40 Moody Rd., from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This day is the only date and only location for Enfield residents to dispose of household hazardous waste. Enfield officials are asking residents to take notice and gather their household hazardous waste for the June 1 collection. Only residential household hazardous waste will be accepted. Among the accepted items are: pesticides; herbicides; weed killers; fertilizers; CFL’s and fluorescent light bulbs; oil-based paint; paint thinners; varnish; stains; rechargeable household batteries; hobby and photographic and pool chemicals; household cleaners; antifreeze; and mercury. In addition, paper shredding will be available for residents who would like to dispose of old documents containing personal information. Boxes of papers, canceled checks, bills, records and other materials will be securely shredded and recycled. There are no fees for this service; proof of Enfield residency is required. For more information about the hazardous waste collection, as well as a list of what can and cannot be accepted, visit the Town of Enfield website at www.enfield-ct.gov/dpw or call the Town of Enfield Department of Public Works at 860-763-7560.