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San Antonio residents can dispose of household hazardous waste for free this Saturday

SAN ANTONIO – The metropolis of San Antonio Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) is internet hosting a free household hazardous waste occasion on Saturday, May 21.

SWMD clients can deliver gadgets like paint, oil, chemical substances, pesticides, batteries and electronics to dispose of throughout the occasion.

Here’s a full listing of accepted materials:

  • Auto fluids

  • Batteries

  • Household cleaners and solvents

  • Pool chemical substances

  • Oil filters

  • E-waste

  • Fluorescent lighting fixtures and ballasts

  • Pesticides

  • Paint

  • Printer cartridges

  • Cooking oil

  • Lacquer, shellac, furnishings polish

Household rubbish, ammunition, fireworks and medical waste won’t be accepted.

The occasion will happen from 8 a.m. to midday at 2755 Rigsby Road, positioned close to Highway 87 and Bonair Drive.

A sound image ID and a duplicate of your most up-to-date CPS Energy invoice are required to take part.


SWMD lists the next necessities for drop off:

  • Contents ought to be saved within the authentic container.

  • If the container is leaking, switch contents to a leak-proof or lined cardboard field.

  • Do not combine completely different supplies in the identical container or bag.

  • Place all gadgets in a field and put it within the trunk or truck mattress throughout transport.

  • A technician will unload the HHW supplies and return the containers upon request.

  • If supplies are introduced in a non-approved container, it won’t be returned.

  • Paint and different liquid waste are restricted to 5 5-gallon cans and 25 1-gallon cans with a 220-pound restrict.

Household hazardous waste can even be taken to the drop-off heart at 7030 Culebra Road from 8 a.m. to five p.m. Tuesday by way of Friday and eight a.m. to midday on Saturdays.

There are additionally month-to-month drop-off occasions at 1800 Wurzbach Parkway. Dates for these occasions can be discovered on

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