Household hazardous materials collection Event -Oct 15

Post date: Oct 13, 2011 2:22:33 AM

The 2011 fall E-CARE event will be held Saturday, October 15, 2011.The Arlington Environmental Collection and Recycling Event (E-CARE) gives residents a chance to safely get rid of hazardous materials like paint, solvents, garden chemicals and items containing mercury and to recycle electronics, bikes, small metal items, shoes, eyeglasses, books, and durable medical equipment.

Representatives from Covanta Energy will be on-site at E-CARE this fall to provide a $5 gift card to all residents who drop off household devices containing mercury (thermostats, thermometers, sphygmomanometers, manometers, barometers, hygrometers and liquid mercury).

E-CARE will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Thomas Jefferson Middle School located at 125 S. Old Glebe Rd. The collection site will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. E-CARE is open to Arlington residents only. Commercial or business waste not accepted. For more information about E-CARE including details about acceptable items visit the E-CARE Web page<>, check the attached flyer, or call 703.228.6832 .