Final Typhoon-Related Household Hazardous Waste Collection At Tijan

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Release date: 
March 13, 2003
Release Number: 
1446-50

Dededo, Guam -- The Guam EPA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard Hazardous Materials Team, will conduct its FINAL collection of household hazardous waste generated by Super Typhoon Pongsona. No tires will be accepted.

The collection will take place Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day only at the Tijan Debris Reduction Site, located past the Department of Motor Vehicle Bldg.

Household chemicals can be found in most kitchens, bathrooms, utility rooms, sheds, and garages. Materials being collected include aerosol cans; paints, thinners, solvents and varnishes (limit 5 gallons per household); coolants; pesticides; caustic cleaning compounds, toilet and sink cleaners; kitchen cleaners; fluorescent light bulbs; Ni-Cad/Dry-Cell/Lithium batteries; and automotive batteries (limit 3 per household). The collection is limited to residential hazardous materials generated by the typhoon only; no business or government waste will be accepted.

For more detailed information, contact Guam EPA at 475-1658 or 475-1659.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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