GREATER Taree City Council is supporting the Midwaste campaign to clean out under the kitchen sink, the garden shed and garage.
Have you ever wondered what to do with those unwanted, out-of-date or leftover household chemicals kept in your kitchen, bathroom, laundry, garage or garden shed?
The Household Chemical Cleanout is about to be held throughout the Mid North Coast, with Midwaste partnering with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and Transpacific Industries (TPI) to offer a safe and easy disposal service to residents for unwanted or out-of-date household chemicals.
"We strongly urge Manning Valley residents to take advantage of this chance to get rid of those old and unneeded chemicals," Brett Currie, council's senior leader community wellbeing, said.
The collection will be held on Sunday, November 10 at Bucketts Way Landfill from 9am to 1pm.
"You can bring pesticides, paint, garden chemicals like weed killers, solvents such as paint stripper, house chemicals like bleaches and detergents, old smoke detectors, fluorescent light globes and tubes, household batteries, old gas bottles, and even fire extinguishers.
"There is no charge for the first 20kg or 20 litres, which is considered a domestic quantity of household chemicals," Mr Currie said.
Local businesses who wish to utilise the services of the licensed contractor at their own cost while they are in the region may contact TPI directly on 0423 827 245 prior to the collection day.
See the www.midwaste.org.au website for full details.
of the program, and please ensure all chemicals are transported safely to the collection centre.
For further information, contact Ali Bigg, Midwaste coordinator on 0434 734 775, or firstname.lastname@example.org