Tox Away Day - Saturday, June 4, 2016

 The 2016 Tox Away Day will be held on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Civic Center parking lot at Ninth and Walnut. 

The Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District's annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program, or "Tox Away" Day, offers residents a safe disposal option for household hazardous chemicals as well as an opportunity for them to learn about ways to properly store, handle and dispose of these materials.

Tox-Away-Day

ITEMS ACCEPTED:

  • Motor Oil & Filters                     Oil Based Paint
  • Automotive Batteries & Fluids   Solvents & Thinners
  • Gasoline                                    Antifreeze
  • Household Batteries                  Pesticides & Herbicides
  • Thermometers/Mercury             Aerosol Cans
  • Household Cleaners                  Glues & Adhesives
  • Photographic Chemicals            Pool Chemicals                    
  • Fluorescent Bulbs                      Pharmaceuticals

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Commercial Waste                 Infectious Waste
  • Industrial Waste                     Radioactive Waste
  • Explosives/Ammunition        Appliances
  • Pressurized Containers        Fire Extinguishers
  • Gas Cylinders                        Appliances
  • Electronics                             Tires

Latex Paint(can be thrown away in regular trash when it is hard - air dry or add kitty litter or sawdust to solidify)

This program is for Vanderburgh County Households . For more information call 812-436-7800. 

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