The annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is coming up on Saturday, July 17. The Free drop-off event happens from 9 am to 2 pm at the Lander Landfill, 52 Beebee Road.
Hazardous wastes to be accepted include Used Oils, Freon, Agricultural chemicals, Aerosols, Lithium batteries, oil-based paints, solvents, and prescription medications for deactivation. Unknown materials can be sampled on-site to determine if they can be accepted.
Unacceptable items include explosives, radioactive waste and Asbestos.
Standard recyclables may also be dropped off, including scrap metal, appliances, used motor oil, anti-freeze, lead-acid batteries, electronic waste and latex paint.
For additional information, call the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District at 307-332-7040 or check trashmatters.org. For additional information on prescription disposal, contact Fremont County Prevention Program at 307-851-1667 or email [email protected].
This drop-off event is totally free. It only happens once each year, so check those shops, garages, basements, cupboards, and yards for material to be disposed of.
Special thanks to: Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District, City of Lander, City of Riverton, BLM, Fremont County Weed and Pest, Fremont County Prevention Program, Popo Agie Conservation District, DEQ, Dubois/Crowheart Conservation District, Lower Wind River Conservation District, and Wyoming Game and Fish Dept.