#WhatsHappening: 2021’s Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is Saturday, July 17

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.

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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. 

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