The Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District's annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program, or "Tox Away" Day, offers residents a safe disposal option for household hazardous chemicals as well as an opportunity for them to learn about ways to properly store, handle and dispose of these materials.

 

 NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS/TOTAL MATERIAL COLLECTED:

  YEAR   VEHICLES   HOUSEHOLDS   POUNDS   TONS

 

   1997     1,810     2,170      207,697   104

   1998     1,700     2,000      163,760    82

   1999     1,869     2,205      222,680   111

   2000     1,792     2,115      187,545    94

   2001     2,173     2,530      252,824   126

   2002     1,919     2,270      201,903   101

   2003     2,154     2,602      259,847   130

   2004     1,778     2,096      221,498   111

   2005     1,928     2,161      202,965   101

   2006     1,884     2,070      204,289   102

   2007     1,968     2,087      190,055    95

   2008     2,090     2,346      264,736   132

   2009     1,853     1,956      278,747   139

   2010     1,271     1,412      126,185    63

   2011     1,087     1,177       92,634    46

   2012     1,242     1,420      225,760   113

   2013       854                112,495    56   

   

 

 

2014 Tox Away Day - Saturday, June 14, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm,

Civic Center parking lot (Ninth & Walnut)

 

This program is for Vanderburgh County Households

only.

For more information call 436-7800.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITEMS ACCEPTED:
Motor Oil & Filters                  Oil Based Paint
Automotive Batteries & Fluids        Solvents & Thinners
Gasoline                             Antifreeze
Household Batteries                  Pesticides & Herbicides
Thermometers/Mercury                 Aerosol Cans
Household Cleaners                   Glues & Adhesives
Photographic Chemicals               Pool Chemicals                   
Fluorescent Bulbs                    Pharmaceuticals

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:
Commercial Waste                     Infectious Waste
Industrial Waste                     Smoke Detectors
Explosives/Ammunition                Radioactive Waste
Pressurized Containers               Fire Extinguishers
Gas Cylinders                        Appliances/Electronics
Latex Paint                          Tires

HOUSEHOLDS ONLY  -  NO BUSINESSES PLEASE

Last updated: 3/11/2014 10:24:03 AM
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