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Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day

Help WAFB, The City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge and the East Baton Rouge Parish Recycling Office by recycling all of your household hazardous materials at the Memorial Stadium Parking Lot (East Side Only) on Saturday, April 2nd from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

The event is opened to East Baton Rouge residents only, and no commercial waste will be accepted.

For more information visit Baton Rouge Recycling.

Materials accepted:

  • Acids
  • Aerosol cans
  • Arsenic
  • Auto products including used oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, diesel, oil & fuel filters, gasoline, gas & oil mixture
  • Cooking oil
  • Glycerol, Glycerin 
  • Batteries including Enid, lead acid, alkaline, rechargeable
  • Bleach, bowl cleaners
  • Bug sprays
  • Wood preservatives
  • Cleaning solvents
  • Corrosive cleaners
  • De greasers
  • Disinfectants
  • Paint thinner
  • Paint: latex and oil, stain, varnish, shellac
  • Fluorescent tubes & compact fluorescent bulbs
  • Glue
  • Lawn and garden products including pesticides,herbicides, fungicides, fertilizer
  • Lighter fluid
  • Metallic mercury
  • Moth balls
  • Oven cleaners
  • Drain cleaners
  • Turpentine
  • Polishes
  • Pool chemicals
  • TVs, stereos
  • Automobile tires (Limit 5)
  • Propane tanks and bottles  
  • Video tapes, floppy disks, digital tapes, CD's and DVD's

Materials NOT accepted

  • Ammunition, explosives
  • Fireworks
  • Non-residential waste
  • Radioactive devices (smoke/fire detectors)
  • Large gas cylinders such as helium, Fremont or acetylene
  • Styrofoam including peanuts
  • Construction/demolition debris
  • School lab waste
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Power tools
  • All liquids in containers larger than 5 gallons
  • Electronic equipment; computers, copiers, cell phones, fax machines, ink cartridges
  • Medical Waste /all medicines

Residents should enter the collection site from Scenic Highway at Floss Street.

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